Dear Darling WordPress,
You lost another post, probably an award-winning post, full of levity and wit and irony, and all the best things in the world rolled into one post. Ahh, such is life….
So, there I was, in a quandary about what path to take and just like that — click –the old lightbulb snapped on!
Clap on, clap off…
I had to THINK which involves a level of introspection that I rarely attain. Here’s my brain on any given day: “…work out, clean, garden, cook, bake, shop, read, shop…”
Rinse and repeat. Deep thoughts? Not so much.
As I was looking out our patio doors, I noticed all the different paths in our yard.
Curvy paths of rocks
straight paths of pavers to the pond
or a meandering path to the greenhouse and beyond
and the steps that lead you to another level.
I thought about how that’s another one of life’s important lessons.
If one path doesn’t work, you can choose another. And if none of those work, you can change course by moving the rocks or the pavers just a little bit to reflect a different direction or to avoid an obstacle in your way.
It doesn’t really matter where you go, the success is in the path you take to reach your goal or your destination.
Today I wrote about something other than my original idea because WordPress threw up a barricade that blocked my way.
I toyed with the idea of giving up altogether or trying to recreate my initial thoughts, when, for the first time, I became aware of the paths in my yard.
It opened my eyes to a deeper reflection, not unlike the reflection you’d find if you followed the path to the pond and gazed in the water.
So that’s it for my philosophical sputterings, I have no idea what came over me!
Now I have to pack fourteen outfits to accompany hubs to San Francisco for a two-day business meeting. Road trip! And yet another road taken.