The day has arrived. The last day. Incredible feelings of satisfaction and happiness at having stayed the course. But most importantly, I think, is the learning and growth I see in myself over the last year.
Quoting Charles Schulz, “Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use”. I never knew I had extra gears.
My eyes were opened with this daily photo taking thing to see what was there, but not noticed by me in the past. I began with tentative steps, unsure of myself, and wanting to please others, getting a lot of “likes”; and slowly evolved to liking my photos for myself, and if anyone else wanted to like it, then that was fine too. “If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased” ~Katherine Hepburn
I took a walk at noon today to find something for today’s post, to stay true to taking the photo for today, today. I was home, so it had to be a photo from the neighborhood.
And now I can luxuriate and post photos in the days ahead from random times in my past. The 365 process is rather regimented, but I cannot say enough about how good a discipline it is for a beginner, to go out daily, to find something interesting to photograph in one’s back yard, home, or neighborhood. Travel makes the process all that much easier.
I thank all of my followers, and the people who have stopped in to take a look and comment over this past year.
I’ve only just begun.
Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow ~Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.