The Barrier

The Barrier

“I’m woven in a fantasy,
I can’t believe the things I see
The path that I have chosen now has led me to a wall…
…It rises now before me,
A dark and silent barrier between,
All I am, and all that I would ever want to be”
–from “The Wall” by Kerry Livgren and Steve Walsh

Mediterranean Dreams

Mediterranean Dreams

On a walk today to Lake Michigan, I stopped at the Lake Park Pavilion to take in the view of the water while enjoying the relatively warm early March weather. As I sat there, the view through the stucco arches of the picnic shelter reminded me for some reason of photographs and paintings I’ve seen of Mediterranean villas on the cliffs