Artist and Windmills

There are some of us who take opportunities when they come at us, and then there are those who make their own opportunities. I am in awe of the folks I’ve coined “thought entrepreneurs”, they seem to have a great idea for a project all the time.

Sometimes it’s an idea for a book they want to write, or a recital they need to put on. A project with visual art, music, dance and poetry. The ideas seem endless and some of those ideas are nothing more that tilting at windmills.

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However, there are those rare occasions when the grand idea becomes real, and your are forced to reckon with your own jealousy. After a moment of self reflection, you can only applaud the effort and vision made by those risk takers. True Artist….