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December 19, 2009

Sometimes I wonder about my parents. How Dad's cancer affected how they were together; how mother felt when he died; how she coped. So many people have divorced parents. In some ways I'm lucky my parents were always happy.

I laid all my secrets bare in the snow yesterday. Standing there next to them, with the snowflakes swirling through the inky sky around me, I felt totally at peace. It makes everything seem simple and insignificant. When you think of the size of our universe, it makes the things humans do, the lives we lead, seem trivial and foolish.