Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2010’

Those Breathless Moments

Reflecting back over 2010, my mind sees thousands of moments frozen in time. Many of those moments left me breathless with a sense of serenity that cannot easily be explained. I couldn’t think of a better way to bring in the new year than by highlighting a few of those breathless moments for me. It had been years since all …

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A Square Peg

“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist.” (Oscar Wilde) While I certainly don’t see myself as an artist (I can’t even draw a good stick man) I do think that I see the world around me a bit differently than others do. It shows up in my …

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Enjoy The Ride!

For a few years now, I have fought the notion that life is really just one great big roller coaster ride. I learned to almost hate the highs because I knew it meant the lows would be there shortly. I wanted there to be some sort of balance and I was more than willing to give up the incredible highs …

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This Insane Feline

The man explained the empty cage to me. It was for a cat who was in surgery for a torn claw. He had been with them for a while now, but was considered to be at the very end of the list when it came to adoptability. His ears looked funny, and he had the personality of a cranky old …

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Believe In The Impossible

It took weeks to write them out one by one Things I wished I would have done differently Actions that could not be undone Words I just couldn’t take back The paper already worn with struggles and tears Torn into a million tiny pieces and burned to ash It was time to let them go Time to release them to …

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