Learning From Your Mistakes

I’ve been cosplaying for over ten years.  During this time, I’ve made stupid mistakes.  Mostly of me speaking before I think.  Granted most of us are guilty of that, but me more so than others.  I am thankful that I’ve learned from that.  I’m going to share with you all a couple of short stories of where my mouth has gotten me into trouble and how I learned from it. A few years ago I was a cosplay judge at Anime Boston. After watching all of the skits and we went into the back to figure things out, I spoke out of turn about a Silent Hill skit. Honestly, I didn’t know and I didn’t realize what I had done.  One of my friends who was a judge told me the mistake I made and I apologized profusely about it. I didn’t realize that after that, word gotten out to those people in that skit what I said. I had thought that what was said in closed doors, stayed there.  I thought wrong.

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What I’m Doing Today

For the last few years, I’ve been jaded about 9/11. The problem is that I am sick and tired of EVERYONE over glorifying it. Now before you string me up a tree, hear me out. Yes, I understand that it was a tragic day for this country. Yes, I understand the devastation. I know hundreds of lives were lost. I even made a tribute AMV video. That was how I expressed my feelings and how I dealt with it. I understand that today is the 10th anniversary of the tragedy. But the positive side of this is that Bin Laden is dead.

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