It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.Bilbo Baggins
But what do you do when you go out your door to return home?
You have been There and Back again, but where is “There?” Adventure drew you away from your original home to a new one, and in “coming Back” you are now “going There.” In a sense you have become a tourist in your own town, a guest in your own home.
This was the strange affection I sensed as I returned home for the first time in 9 months.Continue reading