Coming of age

I wrote yesterday about change, self-discovery and better knowing oneself, and it lead me to think about the popular idea of 'coming of age'. I'm left with a question: How many times can a person come of age in a single lifetime? Obviously there are the traditional landmark events - consent, drinking, adulthood - which… Continue reading Coming of age

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The more things change…

smokey self-portrait

Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose. For a long time I didn't really understand this quote, attributed to Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr and meaning the more things change, the more things stay the same. Honestly, I still don't think I do, but it has a ring of truth? credence? awareness? about it, particularly when… Continue reading The more things change…