I’d like to think that since I’ve been working at this thing for at least seven years, I know what I’m doing.
But I don’t. Now that I’m working “in the real world” now, I have even less of an idea about where I’m heading and what’s next. I guess my goal right now is to reclaim my youthfulness that lead to adventures and exploration and not really caring about the dear old Future.
My dad didn’t really pay attention to my blog because he wanted to get to know me through spending time with me, not through some page on the Internet. When I told him I changed my blog name to “Sliding Down”, he said that’s kind of sad. I’d always thought of the title as referring to the action of sliding down the neck of a double bass, but after thinking about what he said, what Edgar Meyer meant when he played it and what I mean when I choose to keep it as the title of my blog, then I see what he meant by that.
Sliding Down is a pretty good representation of my life — all of the ups and downs, the discoveries, the moments worth writing about. It’s a way for me to look outward at something while still looking inward, a method of understanding the craziness that goes on somewhere in there.
I’m glad I’ve got this, all of this. I used to do this thing when I blogged; it goes a bit like this:
Music: Sliding Down – Edgar Meyer
Thoughts: I’ve got a lot of work ahead of me. But that’s okay.
Looking ahead: Who knows, but it feels good just wondering about it.