Fleeing, Fleeting


Believe it or not, this is a portrait of one of my daughters.  My graceful young lady is in the center, caught in flight while performing an African dance.

This was her final Spring Dance Ensemble performance before graduating from high school yesterday.  Her dad never had a chance to see her dance on this stage.

That my little girl could be heading off to college in a matter of months underscores how fleeting her years at home with me have been–as evanescent as those energetic, elegant movements she makes on stage, swirling with her classmates into a colorful blur before our eyes–a magic millisecond of ephemeral movement.

We are in the process of fleeing for another great adventure.  Details and pictures to come when we’re back on the grid.

Enjoy those fleeting moments.

Author: Stephanie

In her spare time, Stephanie works full-time, and then some, as an attorney. She has published articles and delivered talks in arcane fields like forensic evidentiary issues, jury instructions, and expert scientific witness preparation. She attended law school near the the banks of the Charles River and loves that dirty water; she will always think of Boston as her home. You are welcome to take a look at her Facebook author page, or follow @SMartinGlennon on Twitter and @schnitzelpond on Instagram. Bonus points for anyone who understands the Instagram handle. All content on this blog, unless otherwise attributed, is (c) 2012-2023 by Stephanie M. Glennon and should not be reproduced (in any form other than re-blogging in accordance with the wee Wordpress buttons at the bottom of each post) without the express permission of the domain holder.

11 thoughts on “Fleeing, Fleeting”

  1. I love the story behind the photo, as well as the color and movement of this. My kids have just left the nest–the subject of my “fleeting moments.” Wonderful post, and best wishes.

  2. This photograph is has to be a favorite! It looks like three flowers growing so fast they’re in a blur!
    It generates a dance within just looking at it!
    Best wishes~

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