Set in stone
May 5, 2021
Very few things are set in stone, even if we believe them to be absolute and unchanging. That is true in the case of our old farmstead and the concrete steps leading up to the back door. The original concrete mixture was filled with sand and a wide variety of small stones of different shapes and flairs. They are all firmly held in place yet they are not static.
Decades of abrasive wear from shoes and other objects crossing the threshold are evident in their weathered and slightly polished surfaces. Freezing temperatures and aging concrete have brought them partially to the foreground...