So, we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?
― Hunter S. Thompson
Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a glass sun-catcher that hangs in my office window. Taken on a bright morning with no special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.