Monthly Archives: April 2016

I Became a Pirate Because of the Power of Broke: Part 4

Part 4: It's never the final chapter until it's the final chapter. I woke up the next morning thankful that my fever from the night before had broke. Besides being a bit tired from the restless sleep, I was surprisingly okay. No fuzziness. No temperature. No fever. [caption id="attachment_2686" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Black Pearl docked…
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I Became a Pirate Because of the Power of Broke: PART 3

Part 3: Have a definiteness of purpose and cool things happen. [caption id="attachment_2665" align="alignright" width="359"] Cannibal me in full costume and make-up for Pirates 2[/caption] The audition went as well as I could've hoped.  Given the circumstances, I was able to maintain focus and still give what I felt was my best shot.  But, confident with…
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I Became a Pirate Because of the Power of Broke: PART 2

Part 2: The faithful jump.  The foolish leap. Whether that last ditch email did the trick or not, I cannot say.  What I do know is that a few weeks after my phone rang out of the blue — a rarity indeed given my then much smaller network and the fact that phone plans were…
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I Became a Pirate Because of the Power of Broke

[caption id="attachment_2630" align="alignright" width="381"] Me in full costume and make-up for Pirates 3[/caption] Yes.  I was a pirate.  I was a pirate on the most feared ship that 'er sailed the seven seas.  I was a pirate on the Black Pearl. To piggy back on the last post about Daymond John's book the Power of…
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