This is like Eva Braun and George Patton making love.  They don't necessarily get along. Acting Truthfully Under Imaginary Situations I've taken a moment to read what's been written when I realized that I had repeated myself.  I'm not sure why, although it seems that I continue to reissue new information under the guise of an updated blog post.  It's concerning, a bit, until I realize that somehow I am searching for an internal objection, as there have been many throughout the last several years, until I realize there are none.  There are no objections to me making Sacred Hoops, and there are even less so when I speak of going back to school, to learn a new skill, that may or may not have relevance in the next few years.  It's not that I have to go back to school, it's that I want to. I'm also exploring the realities of what it could mean if I were to begin sharing the stories that surround my previous incarnations with you.  Before we begin thou...
Many years ago, I attempted to become an actor.  And when I tried to act like something outside of myself, it felt ingenuine, it felt surreal and not natural for an otherwise stoic person like myself to perform.  It wasn't me in an authentic sense of the word, but it was another part of me in what would become yet another attempt at being something other than myself. The encouragement to act came from my brief career as a professional car salesman, and the natural ease that I found in mirroring the behavior of others.  It was never intended as a scam, or as a deceptive practice of any type, but once you get to know people, and become familiar with the trove of personality types that you'll come across in a retail setting, you begin to imagine your work as more creative than it may be.  I mean, a creative salesperson must be into some type of gimmicks, right? Somewhere back there , in the formative years of, say, 2003 – 2006, I decided to give it a try with a local acting c...