my dad always taught me to never be afraid of turning down a road. he’d say, “it may lead to someplace interesting, but if it doesn’t, you can always turn around.”
i found this old bridge support along a dirt road in rural arkansas
Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
— Winnie the Pooh said that