Girls on Film — My Aha Moment

This summer, Mutual of Omaha traveled around the United States in a silver hitched trailer — 26 stops in all — interviewing individuals about their “aha moment.” It could range from when someone decided to pursue public service or a decision to leave their full-time job for a career in art. It’s an interesting project and they just finished their tour in San Diego.

I was contacted by a representative via email a few weeks ago, who asked me to participate in a video chat about My Burning Kitchen — yes, this blog. I initially hesitated, not wanting to be on film, but I finally gave in due to curiosity and to expand my comfort zone.

You can also check out other San Diegans who were interviewed here including fellow lovely food blogger, Jenny from Vintage Sugarcube!

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    1. Thanks, Alyssa!

      I’ve actually met quite a few food bloggers at Comic-Con. It’s amazing that everyone loves to talk about food specifically where to eat instead of the convention center.

  1. hi darlene – i’ll definitely vote for you! what a cool opportunity for you to share yourself this way. i admire that you went out of your comfort zone for this. and you look so cute, so yay!

    1. Thanks, CC! I have no illusion that this will go national — it really doesn’t affect me especially since I don’t even have cable. But I wanted to put it out there.

  2. Darlene, you did a great screen test. And on a more superficial note, might I add that your hair looks great! 😉 Gonna go vote for you. Good luck!!

  3. I’m happy for you that you stepped out of your comfort zone to do this! You were very poised and articulate. You got my vote!

  4. That’s awesome. I don’t think you should have had any reservations at all. I’ve always enjoyed the site, and think you’re a great example of what a successful food blog can be. You’re not just some hermit behind a screen, clawing for page views. You’re sharing great content and making real connections with people.

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