©2018 Lynn Abbott
“Climb every mountain/Ford every stream/Follow every rainbow/’Til you find your dream…” (Rogers and Hammerstein).
I played it again and again. So often, in fact, that I scratched the LP. Nevertheless, my 8-year-old self continued to belt out the chorus.
Press the Pause Button.
During a recent professional interview, someone asked me, “How did you get your start as an artist?”
Obviously, for some, it appears I’m living the dream.
I paused… uncertain how to answer the question.
And for a time, I believed the melody had ceased; indeed, it seemed the music had been replaced by the cacophony of necessity…every day living.
Maybe, you can relate. You had dreams as…
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