owning the story

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my parents were never really able to be the emotional support, or conscious partner, that each needed from the other. they valued different things. they were never able to communicate these issues. they had children, so they powered through, but this too, was a mistake. they came from a different generation, one that was defined by struggle, enduring,…


juxtaposition

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in my experience as an editor for film and video, a common problem is having enough raw content with which to create something of substance, flow, and meaning. so much is decided in fragments of seconds, very often in only one or two frames, that we can easily run out of useable material. editing, is manipulation….


bookmarks

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we don’t know when something or someone will blow the doors off and suddenly initiate that new chapter, or new beginning for us. that’s the usual challenge with linear thinking. we plan, we expect, we try to control. we push, we demand, we insist.