As you may or may not be aware, I have been existing in absentia from my pages for quite some time. Call it a “Reflective Vacation”; Call it “Extended Contemplation”; Call it “lazy”….they are all, in some way, correct. Having wearied of this self imposed exile, ’tis time to, once more, take up the virtual pen and release the mental horde upon this community.
Life is, in and of itself, a rather dull existence. We sleep, wake, eat, work, eat, home, eat, only to start the routine all over again. *sigh* How boring is that? Why even bother? Just the same old thing every day, day after day……after day……..after day……until we realize that we are dead and have the courtesy to lie down.
Where’s the adventure? Didn’t the brochure at birth promise us limitless adventure? Mine also advertised fun filled relaxing holidays in an all inclusive package where I get to sit on the beach all day (baking in the sun, getting all sweaty and sand covered) whilst people whom I have never met bring me drinks of varying colors, textures, and alcohol contents.
Here’s the fact of the matter: If you want an adventure in life, then get off the couch and out of the chair! Remove yourself from your comfort zone and step outside. Adventure awaits the Adventurous!
Want an adventure? Go to Walmart at 3:00am wearing a rubber chicken costume. Or go to the zoo dressed as Tarzan. Or swim in the ocean with raw meat strapped to you. How about starting a conversation with someone you don’t know? Perhaps as you walk through your day make it a point to smile and speak to everyone you meet? Better yet, do a random act of niceness and do it anonymously with no possible way for anyone to know you are the perpetrator.
Adventures don’t have to include spiders, snakes, and assassins! Adventures are what you find to be adventurous!