Jump or I’ll push you

That has been the story of my life. Life situations generally push me to do things, I hardly ever jump. Like when I came out to my family, it was a push not a jump. Like when I confronted my father after years of abuse, that too was a push and not a jump.

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I took this photo a couple of years ago at Niagara Falls, Ontario. This girl climbed on the fence guarding the falls. Today’s prompt, brought the photo to mind. She didn’t jump, but she was bold enough to face it.

The reason most people are afraid to jump is because they are afraid to fall.

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First obligatory welcome post

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I don’t want to write this. Let’s just get on with this, shall we? You’re probably not going to read this either. Why would you? Unintelligible rambling.

I can tell you why I’m having a hard time writing my first blog post. It’s because I have no idea what this blog is about. Truly, no idea. I have been thinking about it for weeks. What should I write about? What interests me? What am I curious about? Still, no idea. I finally decided I am going to start it anyways. Perhaps, a reason will evolve.

But there is a reason I started this blog. I want a personal no holds barred blog. I have had other blogs in the past but they were always work related or “serious” blogs. This one will be different. I intend to be silly, random, politically incorrect and, most importantly, to be myself.

Me. Who is that? I’m not sure and that’s part of who I plan to meet through this blog.

Welcome.

One more thing: Here is a reason why WordPress is awesome and technology totally rocks. I’ve just discovered the ‘related content’ feature, which allows you to link to related articles. As it turns out, other bloggers hate writing first posts as well. Here’s how they handled it: