Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Setting Myself Up For Success

Wandered the streets of Portland behind S and her friend E, each with a baby strapped to their bellies. They talked about mom things and I daydreamed and noticed figs, a bird nest, Asian pears fallen unharvested from a tree, a fuzzy melon, squirrels, tiny acorns, unknown flowers, the red edges of a white rose's petals, yarrow blooming from a lawn. I thought, "this counts as training for the half-marathon, right?"

1 comment:

  1. To dream is to prepare yourself for the marathon of life. Every step we take, every beat of our heart, every thought in our head is a step toward that great immensity that waits for us...