My Life: Walking A Cobblestone Road



The photo you see above was taken last week while I was walking down to Penn’s Landing, a seaport along the Delaware River.

I passed a building that had a large cobblestone area, which was actually part of the original streets in Old Philadelphia way back when.

After I got home, I downloaded the images and then fiddled around with my photo editing software to bring out the color and texture of the stones.

Days later, I reviewed the various photos I had taken, gazing specifically at the photo above and having sort of an epiphany.

You see, I realized that the image ironically represents my life.

I’ve always had a fascination with cobblestone streets. Not only because I adore the look of cobblestones with their various shapes, sizes, color and textures, but more so how they feel when I walk over them.

On one hand they feel uneven and unstable, yet on the other hand they feel good on the soles of my feet because it somehow seems familiar.

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I choose to live my life differently than most people. I live my life by taking one step at time; not planning goals other than taking what’s in front of me and experiencing it.

Yup, and I have made some not-so-great choices at times because I forced my life to go in a certain direction or path. However, I learned from those choices, so I don’t consider them mistakes or failures because something grew out of them.

Just like cobblestones, my life has been filled with so much variety in the way of experiences.

I kinda like not knowing what’s ahead of me.

It can be unsettling at times, the uncertainty, but I’ve learned that no matter how much I want the steps of my life to go, they don't. Because my life has always taken me in the direction I NEED to go.

Often times later, it has been revealed to me WHY I needed to go in this or that direction. I saw that it gave me exactly what I needed for the present. And even the future.

My life has never been about the certainty of 2 + 3 = 5.

My life has been more about seeing a different equation.

2 + 3 could equal 5.…but it could also equal 23.

It’s all in how I experience it.

Many people have told me that living my life this way is merely floundering; being passive and naive.

Yet, it is not.

Because living my life this way keeps me attuned to the present. The moment.

Living in the moment gives awareness and inspiration, moving me forward.

The only thing I have right now, is NOW.

The past is gone, the future hasn’t been lived yet.

So, I choose to walk a cobblestone road; taking each uneven and unstable step.

Not knowing.

But oh, the shapes, sizes, colors and textures I have experienced along the way….I wouldn’t trade for a smoothly paved road.

Because really, for me, there is no such thing.

Just cobblestones and Pebbles.





Have a yabba-dabba-doo weekend everyone!



X

54 comments

  1. There's nothing wrong with living in the NOW because life moves forward anyway, unseen and unplanned. I like it that way. I've never been one to plan too far ahead but then I don't often look back either. As for cobble stones, I like your interpretation of what they represent to you... but you won't catch me walking on the damn things. Nearly broke an ankle once which was a lesson in itself. Well it's Friday, the weekend looms. Have a brilliant one xo

    Valerie, still signing off in blogname because of Blogger's commenting problems.

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  2. What a fantastic outlook on how to live, Ron! I don't know that I've ever walked on cobblestones before? I would imagine that you have to pay attention so as to not trip? And you certainly seem like you are an observant person, Ron! Have a fabulous weekend.

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  3. That's a wonderful way of looking at yourself and life.
    Even those who live their lives in a very specific and planned way still have times when their choices don't quite work out as they expected. They have a harder time adjusting though I think. So just enjoy the days, wherever they take you!
    I love those old cobblestone streets in the city! And when we come over I always like to drive past the old row houses too... and yes, grab a glimpse of how people are living their lives. Well, hey, if they leave their blinds open I assume they want me to look!!

    Wasn't yesterday a beautifully breezy day!! A little break from the awful heat.
    Have a fabulous weekend, neighbor!
    p.s. commenting from the crafty blog today.

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  4. such a meaningful post, ron... and i adore your photography and always hope for more whenever i get a peek. i feel those stones beneath my bare feet, cool on a warm morning stroll... i forget it is probably busy with people's rushing shoes!!
    such gorgeous textures and color, like life itself... keep living one moment at a time, my friend, and you will go far! :) and always, my gratitude for your continued loving support. xox

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  5. loved the fran lebowitz doc on the sidebar...hysterical and so so true... moments of happiness is about what we get!! why didn't I think of that? xox

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  6. Hey there amigo,

    How I would have loved to be alongside you on that walk, just quietly enjoying each other's company down to Penn's landing :))

    You know very well that anyone who says to another that you are living life wrong probably has no life of his/ her own. And, is probably just a moron... walk on by.

    There is no smoothly traced path, no red carpet. A path of cobblestones, of small steps and sometimes hard steps seems more like life. Each of us is just trying to get down that road everyday in the way that is best.

    You were beautifully inspired by Love city on this post :)) Yay!!
    You did a wonderful post, my dear.
    A big "yabba-dabba-doo" back to ya and big hugs xo

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  7. Good Morning Valerie~

    "There's nothing wrong with living in the NOW because life moves forward anyway, unseen and unplanned. I like it that way."

    I agree and you're soooooooooooooo right! And oddly enough, it's the unseen and unplanned things that happen, which make (for me, anyway) the most impact on my life - the experiences that truly lay the ground work for things in my future.

    I try not to look back either. The only time a REALLY look back are at the things that taught me lessons.

    "As for cobble stones, I like your interpretation of what they represent to you... but you won't catch me walking on the damn things. Nearly broke an ankle once which was a lesson in itself."

    HA! I know what you mean, dear lady. Those damn cobblestones can be very tricky to walk over!!!

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, Valerie. Have a BRILLIANT weekend! The temperature here has finally dropped, so I look forward to COOL weekend!

    X

    P.S. OMG, I can't believe Blogger is still having problems with their commenting system. So far for me, I've not had any issues - yet. HA!

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  8. Hi myfwbs~

    Thank you. And thank you for stopping by today.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    X

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  9. Good Morning Bijoux~

    It's so ironic how this photo truly reflects the way I live my life. After I pondered it a bit, I thought to myself, "Ya know Ron, there was a 'reason' why you stopped to snap that photo."

    I think in all the years I spent as an actor, it taught me to be an observer. To really notice things.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, my friend. Always great to see ya! Have a faaaaaaaaaabulous weekend!

    X

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  10. Fabulous post, Ron, and great analogy. I have found I am often living anywhere BUT the present, so this post comes at a good time. Have a great weekend!

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  11. I have been accused of floundering at times. However it has been in the floundering that I have learned the most!

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  12. Hey Mary C~

    "Even those who live their lives in a very specific and planned way still have times when their choices don't quite work out as they expected. They have a harder time adjusting though I think. So just enjoy the days, wherever they take you!"

    Yes, that's the thing....I have found that no matter how much I use to visualize and plan my life, it never quite happened in the steps I thought it would. It was those detours and side roads (cobblestones) that ended up making my journey sooooo much more interesting than I could have ever planned. Some were challenges, no doubt, but when I look back at them now....they were the most memorial and biggest lessons.

    "I love those old cobblestone streets in the city! And when we come over I always like to drive past the old row houses too... and yes, grab a glimpse of how people are living their lives. Well, hey, if they leave their blinds open I assume they want me to look!!"

    HAHAHAHAHAHA! I too like to sneak a peek into those open blinds!!!!! Aren't the homes down there stunning? It's my favorite part of the city.

    Yes! Yes! Yesterday was BEAUTIFUL! I opened my windows in the morning and went, "Aaaaaaaah......." Thank god, because that heatwave was freakin' awful :(

    Have a fabulous weekend, neighbor!

    X

    P.S. I'm LOVIN' your new craft blog!

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  13. Good Moring Linda~

    Thanks, dear friend.

    I'm starting to use more and more of my own photographs in my posts - it's fun!

    "i feel those stones beneath my bare feet, cool on a warm morning stroll... i forget it is probably busy with people's rushing shoes!!"

    HAHAHAHHAHHAHA! Isn't that the greatest feeling? It's like getting a reflexology session on your feet! There is a section in Philly that has preserved those cobblestone streets - it's called Society Hill and Old city. You'd LOVE it there!

    "like life itself... keep living one moment at a time, my friend, and you will go far!"

    I will. And thank you for the reminder.

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, dear Linda. Hope all is well and I look forward to whenever you post again.

    (((((( Linda ))))))

    Have a a FAB weekend!

    xoxoxoxox

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  14. Hey again Linda~

    Glad you enjoyed the video clip from the Fran Lebowtiz doc. I just watched it this past weekend and ADORED it! I love how blunt and direct she is!

    And it's funny you mentioned the 'moments of happiness' part because that really struck a cord in me too. What she said is VERY true.

    xoxox

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  15. Hey Rob~

    "I have found I am often living anywhere BUT the present, so this post comes at a good time."

    I think I wrote this post as a reminder to myself too - HA!

    Glad you enjoyed, buddy. And as always, I thank you for stopping by!

    Have great weekend!

    X

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  16. Gooood Morning SuziCate~

    "I have been accused of floundering at times. However it has been in the floundering that I have learned the most!"

    Thank you kindred spirit - I know you understand.

    *wink*

    (((( Suzi )))))

    Have a grrrrrrrrrreat weekend and thank you for stopping by!

    X

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  17. Here there amigo Barbara~

    "How I would have loved to be alongside you on that walk, just quietly enjoying each other's company down to Penn's landing."

    ((((( Barb ))))))

    Isn't that area of Philly just delightful?

    "There is no smoothly traced path, no red carpet. A path of cobblestones, of small steps and sometimes hard steps seems more like life. Each of us is just trying to get down that road everyday in the way that is best."

    I LOVE how you shared that!!! no smoothly traced path, no red carpet BRILLIANT!!!!!!

    Yes, those cobblestone streets truly inspired me - YAY!

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, my friend. Have a glorious weekend!

    Yabba-dabba-doo!!!!!!!

    XO

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  18. Like the old saying states, 'Variety is the spice of life'.

    My brother is a very successful person. He made his mind up as a very young man that he would be successful and would never have to worry financially. A long term goal that he met in a very few years. I am sure that he met them because he trod cobblestone roads. You have to be flexible in order to take hold of opportunities that come your way and that you couldn't have planned for.

    You keep treading the cobblestones. It's a good road to tread :)

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  19. Hey Babs~

    "Like the old saying states, 'Variety is the spice of life'."

    You said it, girl!

    I LOVED hearing about your brother's success!

    "I am sure that he met them because he trod cobblestone roads. You have to be flexible in order to take hold of opportunities that come your way and that you couldn't have planned for."

    Flexible...yup, that's the key!

    Thank you sooooooooo much for stopping by and sharing on this post, my friend. You've added MUCH!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    X

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  20. I hope what I'm looking at here is Pebbles sitting on a cobblestone road, because otherwise that means somebody has been neglecting diaper duty, and I'm guessing it's ol' Fred.

    Eww! Yeah, I know...

    I'm all for living in the moment. That's what I've been doing since losing my job: if I knew back in October that 7 months+ later I'd still be unemployed, I'd probably have burst out crying. In this case it's best not to gaze too deeply into the crystal ball, if you know what I mean.

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  21. :) I love cobblestone streets, too, although if I try to ride my bike on one, trying to talk always makes me giggle.

    If "it" is truly all about the journey, not the destination, then I say "Here! Here!" to all the winding, cobblestoned, dead end, branched out, uphill, washed out, straight and narrow and rocky roads we get to traverse!

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  22. Howdy Mark~

    "I hope what I'm looking at here is Pebbles sitting on a cobblestone road, because otherwise that means somebody has been neglecting diaper duty, and I'm guessing it's ol' Fred."

    Bwhahahahahahahaahahahahahaha! Mark you are soooooooooo observant! I never even thought of 'that' but you're right...that's exactly what it looks like!!!!

    "In this case it's best not to gaze too deeply into the crystal ball, if you know what I mean."

    Yes, I know what you mean buddy, because I went through the same thing with unemployment. So, keep the faith and live in moment because I KNOW something is about to break for you!

    Thanks for stopping by, Mark. Have a faaaaabulous weekend!

    X

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  23. Hellooooooooo Grace~

    ":) I love cobblestone streets, too, although if I try to ride my bike on one, trying to talk always makes me giggle."

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA....I bet!

    "If "it" is truly all about the journey, not the destination, then I say "Here! Here!" to all the winding, cobblestoned, dead end, branched out, uphill, washed out, straight and narrow and rocky roads we get to traverse!"

    Here! Here! And ditto!

    I truly do believe that it's all about the journey, not the destination. When I look back and then look at where I am now, it was the journey (crazy and challenging as they were at times) that contained the gifts.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, Grace. Always so great to see you here!

    Have a super weekend!

    X

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  24. Cool picture...and such an attractive and durable path you are walking along, Ron. Walking slowly along this surface does feel good on the feet, but doooont' trrrryyyy driiivvviiing ooon iiiit.

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  25. Hey Tracy~

    "Walking slowly along this surface does feel good on the feet, but doooont' trrrryyyy driiivvviiing ooon iiiit."

    HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHHAHA! Hilarious!!!

    And I ever told you?

    I LOVE your sense of humor! So glad we met!

    Thanks for stopping by and for your sweet words.

    Have a fantabulous weekend!

    X

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  26. So if you are Pebbles, does that make me Bam Bam? I love cobblestone too.. but not walking on it. I have mixed feelings in that I like the large flat stones but I am so klutzy I am afraid I'll fall and break my neck!

    Wonderful post my cosmic twin!

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  27. Hello Peg~

    "So if you are Pebbles, does that make me Bam Bam?"

    HAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHA....yes! BAM! BAM!

    And it's funny you mentioned that because I was actually thinking of using a photo with both Pebbles and Bam Bam in it - I swear!

    True...cobblestone can be VERY dangerous to walk on. Especially if I'm wearing heels.

    Bwhahahahahahahahahaha!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, my cosmic twin!

    Have a wonderful weekend......X

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  28. Thank you, Ron. I REALLY needed to read this this week.

    Living in the moment.

    Nice photo too!

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  29. Hola Denise~

    You're so welcome, girl.

    I know that others may not live their lives this way, but for some reason...it works for me.

    Always so nice to see you. Thanks for stopping by and have a marvi weekend!

    X

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  30. I choose to walk a cobblestone road.
    Because of an accident i had years ago i cant move my right foor. So uneven surfaces i choose to avoid.
    But the reality of my life is certainly a cobblestone road.
    Love the photo :)

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  31. Hello Casdok~

    Yikes, then I can certainly see why you would avoid walking a cobblestone road. Sorry to hear about your accident.

    "But the reality of my life is certainly a cobblestone road."

    Yes, and you're such a shinning example of living in the moment, taking one step at a time, moving forward, and accomplishing amazing things.

    I truly admire you, dear lady!

    Thank you for stopping by today. Have a great weekend!

    X to you and C!

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  32. Who says what society terms as normal has to be the only path we follow. "Plan for the future." and "Set goals for yourself" may be what the "societal norm" says to do, but I've seen that norm be mistaken on more than one occasion.

    Heck, I even follow that mantra for the most part, but that certainly doesn't mean it's a fit for everyone. I find that even the best laid plans get interrupted by what life throws in my direction.

    Maybe it's just a "grass is always greener" type of thing. The planners envy the ability of the others to be impulsive and vice versa.

    Be your own man and you'll find much more happiness than being squeezed into some sort of box that doesn't fit right.

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  33. Howdy Jeff~

    Thank you!

    Thank you for embellishing so eloquently what I was sharing in this post....

    "Plan for the future." and "Set goals for yourself" may be what the "societal norm" says to do, but I've seen that norm be mistaken on more than one occasion."

    "I find that even the best laid plans get interrupted by what life throws in my direction."

    "Maybe it's just a "grass is always greener" type of thing. The planners envy the ability of the others to be impulsive and vice versa."

    You are soooooooooooooo right!

    I think we all have to live our lives the way it feels right for us. And for me, it's living in the moment; allowing my life to give me what I need to move forward.

    Much thanks for stopping by and adding your thoughts to this post, buddy!

    Hope you're having a grrrrrreat weekend!

    X

    P.S. so glad to see ya back blogging. Yipeeee!

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  34. Ha. What is 'normal'?
    A setting on a wash machine. At least that's AS much of what I know of 'normal'.

    I love the photo. And I adore what you shared here.
    I don't know that I consciously made the choice to take the roads I took--some, maybe... Other's got narrowed down for me and it was a good shove and a "TAKE THE DAMN ROAD ALREADY!!". I can guarantee that they weren't all smooth roads. And they weren't necessarily 'fun' roads--chalked full of potholes and speedbumps. I needed to travel the roads I traveled.
    They brought me to 'here'--which is a really cool place.

    Living in NOW, TODAY, the present--an acquired practice for me. I learned that one. I was busy living in yesterday and tomorrow. I wasn't real willing to look at what was right in front of me and find some gratitude for it.
    But I got there (another bumpy road to GET me there, but I got there).

    I appreciate every smooth piece of the road that I get to walk. I've also learned to appreciate whatever's under my feet today, speedbumps/potholes/detours and all.

    Doesn't mean I don't want the easier path sometimes. LOL I can know what I know and STILL want what I want. *laughing*

    And we ALL know how good Mel is about knowing what's good for Mel! (g'head.....laugh your azz off--)

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  35. Hiya Mel~

    "What is 'normal'?
    A setting on a wash machine."

    Bwhahahahahahaahahaha! Mel, that's faaaaaaabulous!!!!

    "I took--some, maybe... Other's got narrowed down for me and it was a good shove and a "TAKE THE DAMN ROAD ALREADY!!"."

    HA! Yes, for me too! LIBRA?

    "I needed to travel the roads I traveled.
    They brought me to 'here'--which is a really cool place."

    Exactly!

    "Doesn't mean I don't want the easier path sometimes. LOL I can know what I know and STILL want what I want. *laughing*"

    (((((( Mel ))))))

    Thank you soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much for sharing your awesome comment, dear lady!!! I LOVED IT!!

    Hope you're having a yabba-dabba-doo weekend!

    X

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  36. Oh my dear Ron,

    This post is just purely exquisite! I read it with the utmost attention and shall surely be thinking about it even long time afterward. My jogging time is where I especially love to ponder and develop inner strength and gratitude for life, too.

    Go on beautiful You on this chosen road of yours. You inspire me to do the same. I have recently tried living truly in the present. The more I manage to do it, the more I live, here and now. And am thankful. For everything.

    Thank you for being so incredibly sweet and encouraging in your comments. They really are touching and make me want to go even further in my fashion follies. Your kindness gives me a feeling of security and acceptation, just as I am.

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  37. Bonjour Susu~

    Aw...thank you. So glad you enjoyed.

    "I have recently tried living truly in the present. The more I manage to do it, the more I live, here and now. And am thankful. For everything."

    Yes, living in the moment can surly be challenging for me too at times. My mind sometimes wants to jump ahead; concerned about whats to come. However, I know (for me) it's all playing out as it should. And like you, I thankful. For everything.

    I adore your blog! Not only for what you share in the way of fashion, but more so how you weave your lifes' journey through your images. Brilliant!

    Thank you so much for stopping by, beautiful lady. Hope you're enjoying a flawless weekend!

    Ciao.....X

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  38. You GO Ronnie! Soaking up the beauty, wonder and bliss as you study the path of life. Living in the present is an amazing talent, one that I strive for. But I am still a novice. You are a true inspiration :) Your photograph of the cobblestone street is so pretty. That must have been noisy with horses and carriages clattering along a couple of centuries ago!

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  39. Hey Diane~

    "Living in the present is an amazing talent, one that I strive for. But I am still a novice. You are a true inspiration."

    Thank you, but I strive for it too. I will still find my thoughts creeping ahead; trying to PUSH my life along with my forever changing whims.

    "That must have been noisy with horses and carriages clattering along a couple of centuries ago!"

    Yes, and unconfortable to ride over too - HA!

    Thank you for stopping by, dear friend. Hope you're enjoying a wonderful weekend!

    X to you and Cristybella!

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  40. Oh Ron, I loved this post. It was very inspirational to me. I really REALLY loved this:

    " My life has never been about the certainty of 2 + 3 = 5. My life has been more about seeing a different equation. 2 + 3 could equal 5. .... but it could also equal 23."

    Now THAT is an awesome way to look at life.

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  41. Hi Meleah~

    Aw...glad to hear you enjoyed, girl!

    You know "us" Libra's....we always seem to see things and live our lives much differently, don't we?

    Mucho thanks for stopping by. Hope you had a glorious weekend!

    (((( Meleah )))))

    X

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  42. The problem with me is I tend to fall even on even roads... so cobblestone would have me tumbling. Yet... I see myself weaving in and out of the bumps of cobblestone every day... holding a tightrope pole!

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  43. It's not about the destination but the journey. Well thought out and expertly written, my friend. Life is about the moments between the plans, and it seems that you're soaking in as much life as possible while you're able to do so. Congrats! Most people can't seem to be able to appreciate the subtleties of each passing moment.

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  44. Hi Katherine~

    "The problem with me is I tend to fall even on even roads... so cobblestone would have me tumbling."

    HA! Me too. I've been known to trip over my own shoes!!!

    "Yet... I see myself weaving in and out of the bumps of cobblestone every day... holding a tightrope pole!"

    LOOOOOOOOOOVE how you said that!

    You GO, girl!

    And at times on the road it DOES take holding a tightrope pole, I know what you mean!

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, Katherine. Hope you had a great weekend!

    X

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  45. Howdy Herman~

    "It's not about the destination but the journey."

    You're soooooooo right, buddy!

    "Life is about the moments between the plans..."

    Yes, yes, yes! And for me, that's where I get my inspiration. Between the plans.

    Thanks sooooooooo much for stopping by and sharing your wonderful wisdom on this post!

    Hope you had a fantabulous weekend!

    X to you the family!

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  46. Your positive attitude is inspiring, Ron. For one that feels like I've been repeatedly hit in the head with stones, I appreciate the way you look at life.

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  47. Hey there Lady Nitebyrd~

    Trust me, I too hit my head with stones at times. I can be very stubborn in how I think I want my life to go. However, when I allow my life to "guide me"....one step at a time....not only do I learn things, but I also see what's best for me. Yet, I struggle at times.

    Thank you for stopping by, Sis! Hope you had a great weekend!

    X ya!

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  48. You are a pretty special person Ron, and I think that you have made all the decisions that you were meant to make. Living in the now is a hard thing to do, so I applaud you for it. Tomorrow can change in the blink of an eye. I struggle more with trying to envision the future & knowing that it requires at least a modicum of thought. The future is up there though, and I will get to it when I get there. Nice post ron.

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  49. Helloooooooo Katherine~

    Aw...thank you for your sweet words, dear lady.

    Yes, I agree...living in the now is a hard thing to do and I will still sometimes struggle with it, believe me. But it seems that the more I just let my life play out...the more intuned I feel to the little 'nudges' I get to move forward.

    "Tomorrow can change in the blink of an eye. I struggle more with trying to envision the future & knowing that it requires at least a modicum of thought."

    True! Tomorrow can change in the blink of an eye. And true, the future does require at least a modicum of thought. But the steps to getting there (at least they are for me) are always changing so I try to go with them, because I often don't know what's best for myself. I let the path take me.

    Thank you so much for stopping by and sharing your thoughts and feelings on this post. You've added MUCH!

    Have a wonderful week!

    X

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  50. i absolutely love what you wrote here! one step at a time, experiencing NOW to its fullest! that's how i love to live my life as well. one of the most consistent effort i managed to put in was sometimes desperate trying to put my feelings into words, thus the posts you often read at my page. because i feel that these feelings, these emotions that i feel this very moment, it might not come back again. every time we feel something, it's so similar yet somewhat different every single time. not many was able to understand the reason i was so persistent to put it into words. but it's all about Now! this unique feeling that we feel right Now! the way of living my life however, i wasn't as brave as you. though my attitude towards it, is "come what may", i allow others to lead me through my life. for me, i just deal with things n problem when i come across it. you however, is the person doing the leading. i totally admire you for that!

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  51. Greetings Levian~

    "one of the most consistent effort i managed to put in was sometimes desperate trying to put my feelings into words, thus the posts you often read at my page."

    Yes, and I LOVE how you share that on you blog! Those posts are like little snippets/flashes of inspirational feelings.

    "i feel that these feelings, these emotions that i feel this very moment, it might not come back again. every time we feel something, it's so similar yet somewhat different every single time."

    Exactly!

    Thank you soooooooo much for stopping by and sharing your thoughts and feelings on this post, my friend. Muchly appreciated and enjoyed!

    You ROCK!

    Have a faaaaaabulous week!

    X

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  52. I think it's all about balance. Even though you live in the here and now you also keep a job, pay your rent, and are responsible to others. There is an element of planning in that. But, I like that you don't get so hung up on worrying about every eventuality. I am trying to be a bit more like that. It seems the more I plan for every potential disaster it just makes it worse. This is something I've had to learn the hard way. I am a worrier. Can't help it but I'm trying to let go some more.

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  53. Hey Jen~

    True...it is about balance, without a doubt.

    I can still take responsibility for my job, rent, and others, but also live in moment; allowing it to guide me forward.

    Living in the moment, does not necessarily mean abandoning responsiblity. It means taking responsibility for each moment I live.

    Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing your thoughts and feelings on this post, my friend!

    Muchly appreciated and enjoyed!

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