Sunday, June 3, 2018

It Has been waiting some time now

It has been some time since I have returned to this blog...
I have been saving it to write meaningful things...
Well I think that saving could go on forever....
So today I am going to embark on writing just stuff...

This morning I was pondering about how extraordinary in ways for me my late teen life was & how things happened so fast...
What was I thinking at just 19, packing 2 suitcases with whatever I might need, leaving..fleeing really, the small town, my only life I had known
 & 
catching the bus to Melb & onto Brisbane...
Nights on a bus were something I quite liked then...
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Arriving in Brisbane...I had one friend...
I lined up job interviews..
&
The world was opening up.
An invite to a pool party with some group of theatre folk I think my friend knew...
Then that night driving to look at a building his brother was now working in..the night went suddenly black.
The little car, no seat belts & bucket seats that had no anchor...
ran into the back of a parked car.

The car hit a parked car....
&
that changed my life's direction.
And since that time many events do change in our lives...
Seize the Day
That is often the trickiest thing to do...

I sit down for breakfast & pick the Victoria magazine  April  2016 & Frances Mayes is the writer in residence..she is talking of her buying the house in Tuscany & the article is called "Risking Happiness"
Well I have done that most of my life...
Cautious but under that a risk taker....
There go the spirits of some of us...
It for me is always a blood rush.
And ...
maybe I will return later...
I need to plug this machine into a power source & seize my day

I hear a bird sing

This is a serenity walk …. one of many now dotted around me to choose from within the town centre... it takes in the creek & ch...