“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


"what is balance?" she asked.

"a magician’s trick," i answered.
"an illusion.
a dove in the hat.
the umbrella held by the tightrope walker."  



  1. ha! yup.... (and i love this image!)

  2. I love this so much, both the word images and the photo. And it's so very true! Except, I'd say, in accounting, where everything must balance and does, if you do it right. ;)

    Love the timing of this post because I've been thinking about balancing and how I like my bookkeeping work because things balance, because I'm a Libra (scales, you know) and I like it because in all other areas of life, balance is just like you've said here. All you can really do is hang on and juggle!

  3. oh yes, the magic, the illusion . . . love it.


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