i like my weird perspective; my ability to see things that aren’t things, and notice expressions that are barely there on the face of the person next to me. i have an uncanny ability to see hidden objects in movies, or ghosts in the window of an old house. most people just look at me with a weird look on their face when i tell them about these things. “off to the Funny Farm with you”, they seem to be saying to me with their wild, surprised expressions. just because i saw a face in a tree? or claim that i have faeries in my room playing Yahtzee?
well even the small of faith and linear of mind should be able to see that i’ve found a mummy lying right next to one of the characters from Nightmare Before Christmas!!
i don’t know what is going on with wordpress, but apparently i can only upload one image right now. so here it is…
i love the way everything is at odds with each other, and yet best friends as well. the sky looks cold and frigid (29 degrees yesterday when i took this) and yet pockets of light here and there make the sky seem hopeful, and like it is considering whether to allow the sun to show through.
the tree is practically barren; shedding all its leaves over the last few weeks has made it feel rather lonely. and yet, the sassy, polka dot texture of the bark is almost giving a finger to winter, saying “i don’t care if it’s mind blowingly cold…i’m going to be cute anyway!”
i know not everyone in the world is happy and content. lots of misery out there. but i feel like – for ME – happiness is in your perspective. in what you see. i’m putting up some shots of my town that i find beautiful. this may not be the most exciting city, or offer the most things to do. but i’m fond of it, i’ve found some of its treasures, and i like to share my perception of things. so here’s the first shot of many to come: