Monday, November 30, 2009

Brick Upon Brick

Brick upon brick, I'm building on the foundation of a pretty terrific life. Always adding to my already wonderful start.

Putting them square, checking it with a plumb line, a perfect cupful of mortar carefully and evenly layered between each one.

This foundation and the eventually imposing edifice must weather all storms throughout time and remain standing come what may.

I check the blueprints, the various doctrines of proper building, then go about my work.

Things go along, walls rise, outer and inner as one. The outer I refine for appearances. The inner I refine for satisfaction. Big weight-bearing beams are anchored where they belong.

Drywall, wallpaper, outlets, fixtures, switches, and windows are in place.

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