Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable, but her story and mine are different now. It wasn’t easy for me to accept this simple truth, because there was a time when our stories were the same, but that was six years and two lifetimes ago.
― Nicholas Sparks, Dear John
Below is the original photo used to create this image. Now that I’m working from home, this is a part of my new office view. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.