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Some days have themes. I don't necessarily post something in each of these topic areas every week.

Sunday: Church-related or spiritual things.
Monday: Running.
Tuesday: Books.
Wednesday: Transportation.
Friday: Green living.

18 February 2016

As the Black Hole Opens Wide

I've considered and rejected nearly every cliche in the English language for the beginning of this post. So, let's just start without one.

One day, I went to sleep worried about my grad class the next day, because I was already behind and still had some homework to do without a lot of time to do it. When I woke up the next day, class mattered a lot less.

I wish I could say I've learned something profound about life in the year since. I have learned that I'm surrounded by the best people on the planet (although I suspected that already). 

No, instead I've taken refuge in the Next to Normal soundtrack, which I've made my life anthem. (Usual warning about this being a very sweary musical and you not blaming me if you choose to listen anyway.) Today's post title is from "I've Been," which also includes maybe the profound truth I've had plenty of time to think over: "I've never had to face the world without her by my side." 

I have faced the world a bit, as much as I can, as much as I can see of it over that aforementioned amazing group of people. It's a much less fun place than it was a year and a day ago.

3 comments:

Sharlan Proper said...

Whew. Music is a powerful tool.

Aubrey Anne said...

:( I'm so sorry babe. I can only imagine. Love you!

J E Oneil said...

I feel so teary reading this. A black hole indeed. Lots of hugs to you.