I am not sure how to begin this, seeing as how I am not exactly in my chipper, “Let’s blog!” mood. Not that I am in a bad mood, either – just a…non chipper one. Mellow, perhaps? Contemplative….definitely.
Things here are…different. Changing. Or, maybe, they have been different for a while, but it’s taken a while for the realization to hit? I don’t know.
Before I go further, this is not a blog about some…huge, earth-shattering thing. Which is why it’s so intriguing to me, I guess.
I am just becoming more aware of an infinite number of small, seemingly insignificant changes going on all around me. Individually, these things would hardly be noticeable…but there are just a lot of them. It makes me think of the story about boiling a frog. You know, you put a frog in a pot of boiling water, it will jump out. But if you put it in cool water and bring it to a boil gradually? It kills the frog because the temperature change is so slight that the frog doesn’t feel it. Ok, so the whole killing thing doesn’t really translate – I am not being melodramatic or anything, all of these changes aren’t bad – it’s just the analogy that most describes how I am feeling about my life, I guess.
Lots of little things, all happening gradually, and then one day it’s like, BAM! Epiphany.