Transitions… ever on and on

Wait a minute, you might be thinking, I was on my way to There and (hopefully) back again-what’s this?

I realized that the name of this blog no longer truly reflected its evolving nature. You see, I started this project at a time when I was just beginning to feel doubts about my career and my new city. It was accompanied by a sense of longing for the way things were. There was an intense desire to return to the place and person I had been. Sure, I would endure “character building” experiences and some things would change, but there was a clear idea of who I had been and wanting to return there.

I realize now that the adventure isn’t about going back. It’s in moving forward. It’s about forging a path that carries me not to who I used to be, but to who I strive to be. That striving has been and, I suspect, will always be perpetual. I’ve never been one to be satisfied with where I am, and in some ways, I hope to never be. I keep moving down the road that goes ever on and on.

The URL remains the same. I will continue posting about my experience in the life of science. But it’s time for something new and different, as well.

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9 Responses to Transitions… ever on and on

  1. Matt says:


    Life is beautiful where we live.
    I really enjoyed this little (short) but immense (meaningful) post.

  2. Worm Pilot says:

    Very nice! You truly can’t go home again. 😉 Change can be good, you just have to realize that fact before you can appreciate where you are, how far you’ve come, and where you’re going next.

  3. Namnezia says:

    But I’ll miss the Hobbit analogy…

  4. Very nice, I like it a lot!

    p.s. Namnezia, as BB’s link will tell you, “ever on and on” is a Hobbit thing too!

  5. biochembelle says:

    🙂 Glad to know some folks appreciate the change and the motive behind it.

    And as Cath points, Nam, the Hobbit analogy remains… just a little more subtly 😉

  6. Love the new name! Cheers to many more new adventures!

  7. jo(e) says:

    That sounds like a positive change!

  8. mjlaye says:

    Well said. I think we can all find something to relate to in those words. I know I need to.

  9. Ink says:

    Congrats on the name change. It’s lovely. And good luck on the onward part!

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