Monday, November 23, 2015

on this particular Monday...

On this particular Monday, I am considering solitude. Hiding in the mountains, away from everything and anything that makes me worry, stress and fear. I supposed I may very well be the only one that has ever felt this way. I am okay with that.

A list of what to bring (so far): coffee, snacks, a book or two, a notebook and my favorite pen (which seems to have run off again), maybe my laptop...maybe not, and warm clothes. That's as far as I've gotten. Well, possibly a bottle of wine too. 

And a cabin with a warm fire.

Only the essentials.

Possible places:

Maybe the mountains just remind me of peace and solitude. A reminder to let everything go every now and then. A good reminder. Worry, stress and fear are a part of life, but not good for the soul. Don't we all need a place and a time to let it go? 

Or maybe it is just the thought of that place.  


As the Ennis Clan packs and plans to move during the busiest time of year, I dream of this place. 

As the weather gets colder and wetter and the days shorter, I long for this place. 

As lifelong friends face frightening news, I turn my eyes that direction.

As the world seems to be crumbling around me...  

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