Part of growing up is deciding which dreams to keep chasing. I was thinking about this last night as I watched La La Land. On the heels of it scooping up seven (7!) Golden Globes, I went in prepared to enjoy it. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, musical, banter… what’s not to like? And yes, it was magical.
Carl’s been sitting in the waiting room for the past forty minutes, staring at the framed photograph on the opposite wall. The picture is of a man climbing a mountain, his back to the camera, his hand outstretched. Just out of the camera frame is another figure – all you can see is their hand, reaching down, towards the climber.