Recently, a friend of mine (who runs a blog here on WordPress about her adventures in coding and faith) reminded me that I had never recounted, on my blog, the tales of my adventure in Europe last Spring. Why is that? Well, part of the reason is because I experienced a great deal of heartbreak during that trip. I was in a foggy haze after I got back home and the last thing I felt like doing was reliving my ordeal. One year later and I just may be ready talk about it. I hope my memory doesn’t fail me.
At the end of 2014, Sony was hit with an anonymous hack bomb. Many great things came out of the email hack including detailed accounts of gender inequality. Hackers exposed the dirty laundry of Hollywood movie execs and just how well or not so well they treat talent. We learned that Hollywood is just as screwed up as, if not more than, the rest of us. A tale as old as time men get paid more than women even when those women are doing just as much work as the men.
Too many times in my life I’ve been accused of being lost and wandering aimlessly, be that professionally, romantically or spiritually and quite frankly I don’t appreciate that sentiment. So what if I don’t exactly know who I want to be just yet. I’m young and I’m allowed to take the time out to decide if something is for me or not for me. I should be able to do that without the pressures of others telling me to make a decision right now. Granted I’m 24 years old and should probably have my life figured out by now but I’m sorry I just don’t. Continue reading