My favourite: "When you come to a fork in the road, take it". He explained it as directions – to his home on a long loop road. When you arrived at that fork it didn’t matter whether you went left or right, it was the same distance.
I love Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken:
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,
And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
Take a fork. Choose a path. Travel together – or go it alone.
Always a choice.
Alone can be lonely. Every fork, a choice. Every path choice. A decision. If you are travelling alone on my path, please lead, follow, or get out of my way.
Or … take my hand. On different paths – sometimes we travel alone. Sometimes we hold someone’s hand.
P.S.: --- watch for it: 8:11PM Eastern, tonight through to 1:22AM Eastern … that’s eclipse time; a great combo of super-moon and lunar eclipse …
written / published from Calgary, AB
morning walk: 8C/46F, sunny/chilly first thing – a very long walk, lots of caffeine … a hunker down to work day ahead – and Gusta will have to get play time later …
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