Monday, February 9, 2009

On the Same Note...

"Adventures are a logical and reliable result - and have been since at least the time of Odysseus - of the fatal act of leaving one's home, or trying to return to it again. All adventure happens in that damned and magical space, wherever it may be found or chanced upon, which least resembles one's home. As soon as you have crossed your doorstep or the county line, into that place where the structures, laws, and conventions of your upbringing no longer apply, where the support and approval (but also the disapproval and repression) of your family and neighbors are not to be had: then you have entered into adventure, a place of sorrow, marvels and regret."

-Michael Chabon'Gentlemen of the Road'

That's my favorite "adventure" quote and one I've been saving for a long while to put on the blog.  I kept waiting for the perfect moment because it was such the perfect sentiment to me.  I agree with everything Steve said in his beautiful post previous to this one.  I look forward to seeing you, friends and family, very, very soon.  

5 comments:

Patois said...

Godspeed!

MLW said...

Both posts are beautiful.
Now get your cute butts home.
XOXO, M.

Anonymous said...

And we all look forward to seeing you! Safe Travels and Welcome Home!
Katie D

Anonymous said...

We will be happy to see you again. Slush and shrimp dip just don't taste the same without ya! K

Brandie said...

I'm sad to be the friend left down here but so happy that you will be reunited with your friends and family. I miss you terribly.