But Thomas knew I could make it, and indeed I did.
The trip was unforgettable despite being fairly uneventful. The weather was great, we didn't forget anything, and our only animal encounter was with a mountain goat.
I think the experience has stuck with me because it forced me to finally acknowledge a fear I'd been too scared to admit—I was an anxiety-ridden perfectionist who frequently felt incapable.
That story fits into our story because Thomas was able to see ability in me I couldn’t see for myself and that life-giving perspective is what we hope to give others with the work we do.
Generally speaking though, most people don’t enjoy being on-screen. They reluctantly agree to interviews and walk away from the camera saying things like,
“Well, I hope there’s something in there you can use.”