Not a Failure

When have you felt like a failure? I awoke this morning from a terrible, vivid dream. Obviously, the dream’s dystopian events are fictional, but the feelings it evoked linger like creepy-tingling nightmarish fog fingers from a supernatural horror movie. I know exactly what the dream meant: I feel like I’m failing. I feel helpless to … Continue reading Not a Failure

Life Well Lived

How do I measure my life? I saw a documentary a few weeks ago at the California Independent Film Festival called Lives Well Lived. The filmmaker, Sky Bergman, was inspired by her 99-year-old grandmother lifting weights at the gym. As she shot some video footage, she spontaneously asked Grandma to share words of wisdom; later, … Continue reading Life Well Lived