“Which is the real world, the one in front of me or the one reflected in the mirror of the pool?”
Dan laughed at his bit of silliness.
It had all been getting to him, work, family, everything. Reality. His reality. He needed some time alone, far from his work and family, far from his reality. Time to be alone with himself. What is more important than self? It wasn’t a hard decision: he took a long weekend to unwind in the woods. It would be perfect.
But it wasn’t going as well as planned. Despite being away from it all, so far all he had done is worry, worry and more worry. The real world just wouldn’t leave him in peace. He would see a flower and think of bills unpaid, work not finished, arguments unresolved. Continue reading