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Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Sunday night I watched the Oscars and was unexpectedly inspired. No, it was not inspiration to save money for a Zac Posen dress (I wish). Nor was it a longing to be a famous actress. What inspired me in Sunday's awards ceremony were life long artists who've been working hard at challenging careers for a LONG time. Sandra Bullock, Jeff Bridges, Monique, Christoph Waltz. Their longevity and persistence was a good example of how long it can take to get solid recognition. I completely respect the work that these actors have done to get this recognition. Sandra Bullock said something simple and memorable in her acceptance speech, something her mother taught her: "To be a great artist you have to practice every day". I think I am finally doing that and it feels like it might lead somewhere if I keep at it.