~ Virginia Woolf
"The Flatiron," Edward Steichen 1904
This quote arrived in my e-mail — it's the thought for today from Wordsmith.org — and it did its job. It made me think. As reality TV endlessly reminds us, many of us have become obsessed with celebrity. Some are so driven, privacy and dignity are just the opening bids in what they offer in trade for fame.
Let's hear it for obscurity and the freedom it can bring.