The Road Ahead


Still Life with a Curtain (1895). French painter Paul Cézanne was born on this day in 1839 (died 1906).


If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.

– American singer-songwriter and actress, Dolly Parton, was born on this day in 1946.

It’s okay to change directions.

In fact if you realize you’re going the wrong way, or not going anywhere at all then it’s essential to change directions.

I have a tendency to argue with Google maps. The nice lady doesn’t seem to understand that there are parts of the city that I know better than she does.

That’s not necessarily paving another road.

Although if you work for VDOT, I can show you a few spots you missed.

If you are a long time reader here, you know that I often change directions. I talk pretty openly about writing plans. Sometimes I actually hit the goal, sometimes not.

And, that’s okay.

The point is, as I’ve said before, that no matter what the obstacles, that you keep going.

Even if you have to create your own path.

It’s Friday, and you don’t need to be hanging around here reading my ramblings. Get out there and make a new path to your weekend.

Just come back Monday.

And, before you go, a little Dolly…

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