I recently found a few book notes and my own thoughts, written back in May of 1998. I believe they are from, and inspired by Further Along the Road Less Travelled by Scott Peck.
I have no idea if that is actually what this picture is called, or who the artist is, or even where I first acquired this image. What I see is a woman, seemingly emerging from the wood of the structure. It is as if she is the spirit of the place, looking to move on, but unable to — perhaps until the structure is completely decayed?
It was our 10-year anniversary (of making ‘googly eyes, as J. likes to say) and we decided to visit Ashland. Always a favorite, and also the first vacation we took together all those years ago. Continue reading