Donn Garrett in the song, Daily Groan, embraces the growing difference between the the man inside and the the man outside. Like Donn when I look in the mirror I now understand just what people don’t see.
I have incredibly fond memories. Even if those memories are found in “faded photographs, covered now with lines and creases…” and my memories are in bits and pieces. (Of course the lines and creases are not limited to the photographs).
I experience nostalgia in unexpected ways. And I experience the present in unexpected ways as well, ways that were completely hidden from view in our first 20 years.
I am not content to look backward but I embrace our forward journey. I am grateful for our friendship that sustains us and our love that does not diminish. Happy 37th anniversary.