It’s perfectly normal as we grow older to pine for the careless days of youth gone by. When we were living in that 4th floor walkup in Chicago, eating Ramen noodles by ourselves without a care in the world.
They say don’t look back, and I won’t.
But there was a time when I thought the future promising, and that true love, even, was at hand.
But then I wonder if it’s sane to remain with someone — long after the bloom went off the rose — because you worry deeply how she might survive without you,
People destroy their lives for all kinds of reasons. Often, they have to convince themselves that it’s someone’s else fault.
I think you only truly become an adult when you take personal responsibility for all your failures, and credit others for your successes.
What happened to the guy in the picture? The one who shoveled the snow all winter, because he knew that in Spring the entrance to their house would look like this.
Will I ever see him smile like that ever again?
Winter will be here in no time. But there will be no snow where I’m going.
In fact, it will look more like what you see below: yet another sunny place for, as they say, shady people.