There are some basic truths to life: Everybody will get blisters. Love is overrated.
No, this is better: Pimples are inevitable. Love hurts.
Or, how about this one: All will have bad hair days. Love sucks.
And then the ultimate: The blisters, the pimples and the bad hair days come and go, but love lasts forever.
Over the many years I have lived, I have loved much. I have loved pets and people the most. But I have also loved a knitted cardigan, a ragdoll with matted hair and a cozy corner of my living room.
Right now I love avocados, the dog we used to have, to run, and to feel the cold air playing on my face after ascending a mountain top. I love the smell of rosemary and of cinnamon. I love the sound of children giggling.
The avocado love is the kind of love that doesn’t…
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