Nature, Writing, Photography - Celebrating the Positive
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Old Age - A River of Stones
Remains of building from 1800's along Mineral Belt Trail, Leadville, CO
I wouldn't want to be young again. My weathered facade is well-earned. I lean a bit, swayback. My ancient bones are thinning. I'm more open, accessible. Strangers and varmints intrude on my space. The barriers and signs that once meant "keep out," are now flimsy and mostly disregarded. Privacy is a thing of the past. Oh, I've seen some sights in my day, overheard plenty of conversations. If you have the time, I can tell you some tales. I'm of a certain age, but I've endured. I have my self-respect. I'm still standing.
During the month of July, I'm participating with other writers from around the World in