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Painting within the lines of our lives.

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We have these whirly-birds in our back yard.  Well, we did have them until about two years ago.  I took them down and decided to repaint them.  This is one of the freshly repainted ducks from a long time ago.  I decided to photo them in case I needed to use the photo as a template.

I wish I could just stand still and throw paint on them.  But they wouldn't look like ducks.  They would look more like a mess.  Instead, I know I have to paint within the lines.  I suppose I could paint them so they looked different on each side.  But I have to paint them within the lines because they have to match on each side. That is what is supposed to happen to ducks.

Painting within the lines...that is so first grade!  And if I don't stay within the lines,  I expect there will be trouble.  From whom?  Nobody.  Who cares?  Nobody.  Do I believe it?  Nope.  I think someone is out there who cares.  But there isn't.  It's all my imagination.

What is with me and these ducks? I just need …