The goal was to shoot some footage of myself daily, providing updates to the viewer every day for the entire year. I had to keep each day short for the most part because I wanted the final project to clock in under two hours, but whenever there was an interesting day that I needed a little more time, I counterbalanced them by making the entries on drab days no more than a couple of seconds.
I thought I was making something artistic and unique. When I looked at the finished product at the end of the year, what I discovered was a concatenation of ego events, with me at times coming off as whiny, petulant, and self-centered.
As you will see below, I petered out in less than a month.
I was in a bad place a year ago. Today, I am slowly getting better. It's been a long haul these last 365 days, and I don't feel like I'm that much different than I was at the end of 2012, but then I watch my manic, meandering, distracted self, struggling to smile and occasionally cracking wise to avoid a breakdown, and I hope that one day soon I can kill that person I used to be and leave him by the side of the road.
You know those bullying PSAs that assure you "It gets better"? I'm still waiting. Meanwhile, enjoy this if you can ...