It’s not that I particularly like being a person who tries to make my own opportunities. It’s just the easiest way. So I’m very lazy in that sense.
I wish opportunity just all appear before me. If all the things I want appeared like magic. Then everyone knew what I want and did it. So that I wouldn’t have to look to find all the things I imagine.
I’m a realist. We see many who live as if that fantasy is what’s supposed to happen. They serve as a good reminder to ask for what you want. Be cool when you get what you get. Do what you can to find what you’re looking for.
At the same time it still often feels like I imagine things and they happen.
When you’re used to be a creative, you forget about the work a lot of the time. It’s a habit that is developed and cultivated.
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Brian E. Young is a graphic designer and artist in Baltimore, MD.