I remember it like it was yesterday. I was standing on the flat roof of my Baltimore “row” home, near downtown, looking at the inner harbor and thinking about my life.
I felt sad and happy that afternoon and evening. I realized I really wanted a creative life, not just an ordinary life, where I go to work, pay my bills, and contribute little to bettering the world and even impressing myself in the process or “journey” as they say.
So, I decided to make a huge change, and “alter” the outcome of my proceedings in this world. I decided I was worth a whole lot more than I had been giving myself credit or the chance to prove. That was it. I found my self respect and honor that day, and I began my journey back to college, to get a master’s degree and learn how to learn, creatively.
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