“Loyalties” © C.P. Hickey 2012
“New England Giant”
Sometimes you’re deep into the living of life, and it hits you: something isn’t quite right. It isn’t easily known at first, but as you meander through a day, the ambiguity clears and you find yourself looking down the barrel of an incontrovertible truth:
We are impermanent.
A hefty idea to roll around the noggin, considering how pre-disposed we all are to avoiding this impending reality at all times.
Yesterday, was that day for me. As spring rites roll out and signs of the season’s progression appear.
One way in which I measure the change from winter to spring is in the celebration of the annual NFL Entry Draft. Oddly, it never became a big deal to me until I became an adult. Ever more so as I realized how much it mattered to many people I love and care about.
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