For more than two weeks my husband and I have been circling this country….driving from DC to Cincinnati to Memphis to Houston to Waco to Shreveport to Nashville, back to Cincinnati and finally returning home to DC. We’ve circled around cities and through roundabouts. We’ve circled around numerous Christmas trees and enclosed many family members in hugs, the best kind of circle. Our three grandchildren definitely ran circles around us.
In the midst of it all I came down with some sort of crud and so for days I’ve been existing in a circle of cold and cough medication, methodically taking medication round the clock, hoping for relief.
And so, I wasn’t taking pictures nor was I thinking very often about this week’s photo challenge: circle.
I did have it in mind when I took this photo in a coffee shop in Nashville. I’m a huge fan of typography so it was the “0” that I first noticed. Messing around with photo filters in an app called SuperPhoto resulted in this image and it seems fitting for the first post of the new year. I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions but “grow” has so many possibilities.
I like the letter o in the word. I like the shape the filter I used created behind the word. It feels round. And circles are round. For today, that’s an acceptable response to this week’s photo challenge.
And truthfully, like millions of others this January, my real New Year’s resolution is to be LESS round and less like a circle. 🙂 I suppose that’s really the opposite of grow, isn’t it?