Delusions of Grandeur: I Came Here to Be an Actress

Delusions of Grandeur: I Came Here to Be an Actress

So I say goodbye to the one thing that has always made me happy -- the one thing other than blood that flows through my veins...

the career that I always thought I would go back to...

the career that had me counting down the months 'til I could be back in its ruthless arms.

I say goodbye to the dozens of casting notices that appear in my inbox every week.  I've been deleting them for years -- but never unsubscribed.

I leave the city that holds my dreams, because this move ensures college tuition for my boys...

it makes sports and music lessons possible without putting a strain on our budget...

and it's a dream job for my husband.

My dream for his.  Practicality deems it so.

I don't know how to give up my delusions of grandeur.

I feel like I'm supposed to leave a mark.

I feel like I'm supposed to make a difference.

But then again...

maybe I already have:

 

 

 

Jenni Chiu writes at MommyNanibooboo.com

Not perfect, just right.

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