I think secretly I've realized after my time on the planet that I have no control over what people feel about me or need from me, so I just have a more laid-back approach in my apologies.
Any ideas of 'other' are complicated, and otherness is relative to personal ideas of 'normal.' Meshell Ndegeoc
Once you encounter people who are really testing the limits of kindness, that's when you start to build up a shield and close yourself down.
I'm really good at melodic and sonic things, but I don't really think I have anything to say. But I really enjoy the puzzle-making of taking words and adding a melody to them.
I joke that a person of color would never make a movie like 'Midnight in Paris.' Nostalgia isn't so enticing.