This afternoon, I went to get something out of my back seat and - arrgh! One of my giraffes tumbled from its "unpacked from the storage center but not quite yet in the house" crashed to the pavement ...
... being ceramic, s/he lost her head, and has a jagged hole in her neck ;(
As I stood there looking at her, I thought to myself how s/he's so symbolic of my own life - the places where I feel like I was once whole, regal, and beautiful, but I'm now headless and have jagged holes :
With family - immediate, close, in your life, loving, daily, family.
Ditto with f2f friends.
Also with an intimate partner.
With knowing where I'm actually going to live in another year, and the years after that.