It Can Get Foggy

Dec 7, 2014 by

This morning I had the distinct privilege of watching the fog roll onto Lake Washington. From my office windows, I saw thick, soupy clouds unfold themselves from the south and blanket Mt. Rainer and everything in front of her in silvery white. The glassy lake, once a picture of calm, looked like a cauldron concealing magic of every sort. Fog. It settles in and blinds us, leaving us disoriented and unable to see those landmarks we’ve come to rely upon to navigate our lives, inform our decisions, establish our goals, move forward. Temporarily, of course. By its very nature fog is fleeting, transitory, and lasts only as long as conditions are favorable to sustain it. Fog passes, lifts, and vanishes as quickly as it appears. I’m learning a lot in…

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