Have any of you watched The OA yet on Netflix? I don’t watch a ton of TV, but a few weeks ago I had a night to myself and started it on a whim. I got hooked. And when I like something, I can’t just like it. I have to obsessively Google the back story and learn about the people behind the projects, and I go down an internet rabbit hole of short lived obsession. Totally normal, right?
Before watching this show, I had never heard of Brit Marling. What interested me was that she not only stars in the series, but was one of the creators of the show. So here’s a woman who had a story to tell, and made it happen in a very big way. I love that! What’s more – I came across this video interview with her, where she discusses leaving her cushy corporate gig at Goldman Sachs to pursue her passion.
Sounded quite a bit like my own story (litigation paralegal turned interior designer). When I get into a comparison hole and wonder why I’m not further ahead on my current path, I need to just remind myself that I did it backwards. And dreams take a long time to pin down into specifics, so it’s not such a bad deal that I’m still working it all out. The fact that I am is what matters.
Do any of you have a back up plan? Or a dream you are saving for later on down the road? I’d love to hear your thoughts!