We are all going to have to deal with it at some time in our lives.
“The New Age Camp” is about what it feels like to be out of your element. We all attach to these ideas of who we are – but who are we really, when our friends and homes and the internet and our material items are stripped away?
Last night’s CBS Evening News ran an original and pretty moving story about John Bramblitt, a husband and father who went blind at the age of 30 due to complications from epilepsy. Bramblitt has figured out how to paint just by feeling the paints: he says different colors have different textures.
The age of in-between is a weird place. It is the early-20s where society wants us to have everything figured out, when really we have nothing figured out. Not even ourselves.
If he claims not to be comparing you to his ex, that just means he’s doing it secretly. It might be happening. Right. Now. Truthfully, he always will, but shouldn’t have to tell you that….
If you’re interested in them it’s probably due to their mysterious nature.
I hope you aren’t held back because of a number. And that you don’t rush into things because it feels like time is slipping by. I hope you do what’s right for you. Hold on. Slow down. And breathe in. Your age is your age. But more importantly, your life is your life.
Write your own, don’t rush it. Keep on proofreading before you publish it.
Santigold’s contribution to the Girls soundtrack now has a charming music video.
I have accepted that these are my selfish years and with nothing holding me back, it is the time to explore.