For four years now I’ve been making these videos on my birthday for fun. The most recent video features 29 seconds on my 29th birthday in chronological order. I started the personal project as a way to engage creatively and joyfully with a day that had previously caused anxiety for me because my expectations surrounding what life would be like by a certain age didn’t always align with reality. Annie Dillard wrote, “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives,” and those words inspire me constantly to be intentional about how to allocate time each day. The little moments and the little decisions count.
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