Wednesday, June 24, 2009


i watched this really good movie last night called "man on wire". it's been out for quite a while but i finally had the chance to see it. this guy is amazing and i highly recommend the film if you haven't seen it yet.

i think it is really amazing when people have a dream and devote their lives to fulfilling it. it gives me such inspiration when i get to encounter people like this.

it got me to thinking about my dreams and ambitions when i was a kid and how my life has turned out. when i was young i wanted to be a trapeze artist. my parents were very encouraging so they enrolled me in gymnastics and my dad built me a giant swing that went off the balcony. i can't believe he did this, i could have flown off the side of the hill! i thought it was just the coolest thing until i kicked my foot through an empty fish aquarium that my brother left outside and required 4 stitches. that was the end of my trapeze career. i must say that my current career is a bit more stable than trapeze and for that, i am thankful.

what did you want to be when you were younger? did you have a dream like walking on a wire or swinging from a trapeze?

my favorite places to rent movies are movie madness at 4320 se belmont 503.234.4363 http://www.moviemadnessvideo/ or videorama


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