Sailing in Sydney Offers a New Perspective on Relationships

Ladder leading to pictureThis post is part of the “Step Into Pictures” series that offers you a new way to explore both difficult relationships and those you treasure. Visit the Step Into Pictures Archive to learn more about it.

03-23-15 - Sydney Harbor Sailboat Framed Signature
Sailing under a bridge in Sydney, Australia.

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In a Step Into Pictures post last December, I featured the bow of an Edwardian vintage two-screw steamer on Lake Wakatipu in South New Zealand. That picture was taken on the same trip Down Under when I snapped a photo in Sydney Harbor of this sailboat about to go under a famous bridge whose name I can’t remember.

Again, I’ve used the free FotoSketcher program to turn my photo into a watercolor and think the “painting” has a better feeling than the photo. In any case, I hope you will use your imagination to step inside the frame and imagine you are actually sailing on a day when it is perfect for sailing.

Now I suggest you ask yourself whether there someone with whom are you having problems who might be amenable to finding a solution to your differences if you were out on the water.

Since there is a difference between being a passive passenger on a fair sized ship and being a crew member on a sailboat, that could determine whether you wanted to invite that person to join you on a ship or a sailboat.

And of course, some friends you enjoy might like this trip in your imagination better on one boat than on another.

In either case, enjoy the ride.

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