They say you can’t go home again. They’re wrong–of course you can. You totally can.
I suppose what they mean (I haven’t asked them, nor have I done any amount of research so that I can confidently speculate) is that even if you return home, it won’t be the same. And, okay, I will agree with that. You can never recreate the exact same moment no matter how many circumstances may be the same because there will always be an infinite number of circumstances that will be different.
Still, if I had started a new job at a company I’d willingly left at an earlier time in my life, if this had happened only a few years ago, I would have lamented the fact that I was right back where I’d been before. You see, I didn’t always understand the obvious concept that despite your best efforts to remain in one spot, you are always–always, without fail, even if it’s impossible to tell by looking–moving forward. Read the rest of this entry »