estelyn_strider (estelyn_strider) wrote,

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This morning I am overwhelmed with the longing to travel, to see new places and things again. What sparked that feeling was watching the annual New Year's concert on TV and seeing pictures of Vienna, one of the places I would love to revisit after decades. I know I would appreciate it a lot more than I did when I was younger.

Unfortunately, this comes at a time when I am not able to leave my responsibilities at home and go off on my own. I don't want to complain and am making an effort to see the positive things in my life. Still, I feel cooped up, like my world has become very small. I want to find a way to be whole, to integrate those parts of me that seem to be unneeded in my current daily life.

As little as I use this blog these days, it seems like the best place to share my thoughts with a few people - too many on FB...

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