I’ve completed another short story. The Star Maker is about the torn pages of one’s life. Folded together. Made into something perfect.
From our own complex stories we create our own stars.
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Every single step we take leads to new adventures.
I was walking through downtown San Diego this morning, on my way to catch the trolley for work, when I noticed that a store owner had written on their window: A giant sequoia tree is the result of one tiny seed.
As I looked about, the only gigantic things I could find were surrounding buildings.
Then a startling truth occurred to me.
Even the most towering skyscraper is the result of one tiny seed . . . in the human mind.
There are infinite pages in the story of any city.
Eyes briefly pass over the turning pages.
I lifted my camera to take a few photographs during my morning walk downtown…
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This afternoon, as I walked past the Fish Market restaurant on the Embarcadero, I saw a dead plant in their small garden next to the sidewalk.
When I knelt to look more closely, I discovered seeds ready to take flight.
If a thing appears hopeless, always take another look.
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Another bright day in November. A day for sailing.
I sat at a picnic table at Embarcadero Marina Park North, quietly gazing at the sparkling water.
As the tide flowed, a sailboat drifted across San Diego Bay. It turned in the wind. The unmanned vessel must have become accidentally unmoored. A small Coast Guard boat slowly followed it.
Beside the water people moved forward through life.