0529 Crossing the Rubicon--literally (Ita 048â€”new)
Savignano sul Rubicone Travel Blog› entry 154 of 201 › view all entries
Open Market day has just finished in Savagnano, and hasnâ€™t been swept yetâ€¦ itâ€™s pleasant, but not all that specialâ€¦
But Savagnano is a village of great symbolical value.
Hereâ€™s where I â€śCross the Rubiconâ€ť-- literallyâ€¦
Thereâ€™s a statue of Julius Ceaser next to an ancient bridge (though not actually used by Ceaser) and a plaque that tells of that very important historical event in the establishing of the
So before I walk across the stream, I determine to give it a symbolical value in my lifeâ€™s journey as well.
So what will â€śCrossing the Rubiconâ€ť mean for me?
I think about my â€śGlobal Music Projectâ€ťâ€¦ I think back on the last 26 months and all the places where Iâ€™ve played music over that time.
I remember how, from November 2007 until June of 2009, it seemed like the â€śGlobalâ€ť project was starting to falter, and I was looking more like a â€śPlay Music Around my Hometownâ€ť project.
But thatâ€™s changed now. Now with 529 towns and cities in 29 countries, this is undoubtably on its way to being a â€śGlobal Projectâ€ť.
So here in Savagnano, â€śCrossing the Rubiconâ€ť means that Iâ€™ve got to keep going until I have literally played music all around the worldâ€¦
Thereâ€™s no turning back nowâ€¦ No â€śstarting overâ€ťâ€¦