Whenever my apartment is painted I get stranded and need refuge. From early morning to early evening I cannot stay in the apartment, also my studio-office, while a fresh coat of paint is lathered onto the walls.
Since the start of this academic school year I have been working part-time at a public middle school in Philadelphia. Through several partnerships and an education grant, I was assigned to teach video production and media literacy to students during and after school.
As a child I hated not being allowed into the segregated library in my hometown. But I am honored and grateful that today the Marlboro County Public Library -- the Marian Wright Edelman Library in Bennettsville, SC -- provides a panoply of early childhood and adult literacy programs.
Even though college students will inevitably pull an all-nighter doing homework every now and then, extended library access only exacerbates this trend. This could seriously affect students' wellbeing.
I never anticipated that these diverse careers would parallel each other in so many ways. However, through my job transformations one things has certainly changed. I never wonder if what I'm doing matters anymore.
Ezra Hurwitz is a rising star in the film community who has developed a dedicated following over the last two years. A former dancer with the Miami City Ballet, he brings refined aesthetic sensibilities to cinematography and a deep passion for dance as an art form.
Imagine delving into your own rich and interesting home library for your next great read. That's exactly what I've done and I have collected more books than I will ever read while humbly helping the environment.