Monday, December 19, 2005

Thoughts on home

Each time I plan an adventure, I'm curiously torn. I'm excited about the trip but I begin to miss my home even before I've left. I'm not alone. World-class adventurer Mark Jenkins, a columnist for Outside magazine , writes about the pull of home in January's issue: "Without my home, a place to leave from and return to, travel would be impossible for me. In the balancing scale of life, home is the antipodal counterweight to travel. It is the hand that holds the kite string - and, should the string snap, the kite will twist and fold and drop from the sky like a buckshot bird." - Deb

No comments: