Sticking with Plan A

6 Feb

A thoughtful post about being an artist.

Melissa Giges

The other day I was hanging out with a friend of mine and a few of her friends that I had not met before.  They were lovely.  We got to know each other a little bit. After they learned that I was a musician, we started talking about having a career in the arts. One of the guys in the group told me he was in a band many years ago and that he had been pursuing music full time.  But after several years, he realized it wasn’t going in the direction he had hoped for so he decided to stop making music and went to law school to become a lawyer.

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard a story like this. My reaction is always the same.  At first, I think about if I would ever be able to do that. Immediately, I remind myself that…

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