Finding solace in a whirlwind

dead flowersYep, this is pretty much how I feel right now—like last spring’s flowers, droopy, ice-covered, in a fading pot.faucet in treeI have those intermittent moments where it seems like there is a spotlight showcasing something of importance…like photography and blogging.  You know, those things that help me keep my sanity in this world “spinning hopelessly out of control” (Willie Nelson, “Hands on the Wheel,” 1975).feeder with fake moonNot too long ago, a fellow blogger said taking a picture–even on a phone camera–was like looking through a spyglass.  Focus.  It is all about the focus.

I suppose that is the good thing about finding solace in a whirlwind–focus.  When you train your eye on the one thing, you stop focusing on the giant whirlwind encompassing you–obscuring the view in the maelstrom.

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2 Responses to Finding solace in a whirlwind

  1. socialbridge says:

    Great post. A real stop and think one!


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