committing journalism

We often lose sleep over things like hurricanes and protests.  What we “do” is sometimes hard to define and I often find myself having to explain it over again in great detail because (unfortunately) many people cannot grasp a job that isn’t 9-5 inside an office or isn’t painstakingly grueling.  Work can be fun and exciting, in fact, if you’re going to be a working person your whole life wouldn’t you want to love and enjoy your job? Continue reading “committing journalism” »

awakening

So what do we do with our shattered confidence?  Can it be restored?  Whether you agree with the Occupy movement or not, there is no denying that there are some serious problems not only with America, but the entire world.  Not that there hasn’t always. You can agree or disagree all you want with the protests, but you cannot sit back and say everything is okay and on the right track.  Absolutely not.  And the most bizarre part is that we knew it was heading towards this, for years… and now there’s been an awakening and the people are restless, on all sides of the political spectrums.

Uprisings all throughout Europe, the Middle East and now our doorstep… There’s Occupy protests in over 1000 U.S. cities and throughout the world.. We’re entering a new era of The Great Disruption where the extremely wealthy completely isolate themselves from the other classes, the middle class dwindles away , and the giant corperations and investment groups control the wealth and the government, as they have for too long. Continue reading “awakening” »

circulative

The artists path is never one that is straight.  The scattered route is filled with endlessly changing horizons, fascinating adventures and an array of diversity.  They will experience more, do more, see more and be a part of more than the multitude that simply work to have a secure job, to have income but no passion, security but no risk, duty but no fulfillment, feeling like a caged animal or completely apathetically content with the only purpose in living to do that job they most likely don’t like and earn money to entertain themselves. Continue reading “circulative” »