Writing challenge: Starting over

There comes a time when the next step of growth is separation. A time when ties must be severed so that new bonds can be made, and distance is an act of coming home, rather than one of moving away. In the past I have associated ‘starting over’ with a sense of failure. As if…

Sweet silence

I like the silence. I like how it’s suddenly just there adding space. Between events. Between people. Breathing space. Sometimes life feels like a dodge ‘em ride to me, completely void of plan and purpose save for bumping heads and tails anywhere with anyone. Sometimes in jest, and sometimes by accident or in fierce competition…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abundance

There is no happiness in sheer abundance, nor any fulfilment in having everything. Those things lie exclusively in having enough. A few years ago I found myself saying an involuntary goodbye to someone I’d rather kept a friend. It was one of those things that kind of just happened. We’d grown apart, and rather than…