This month marks the one-year anniversary of our battles with Firefly's eyes. Unbelievably, we've made it through to the other side. And while he may not have the same face he did before the troubles started, we'll take the plateau.
Getting older is - unfortunately - mandatory. Growing up, on the other hand, is voluntary. There are pluses and minuses on each side - to both. And while I'm not a fan of the former (by any stretch), I suppose it's not entirely bad.
"Music tames the wild beast." It also gets the creative process moving when you find yourself trapped in a bind. Something about the delicate rhythm (or lack of rhythm) appeals to the imagination - with or without the influence of lyrics.
"Follow your heart, but take your brain." People will let quote that to you whenever you start getting excited over things. It sounds like a letdown, but there's truth behind the words, especially when it comes to writing.