Of Pecking and Poking: The Moments that Change Us for a Lifetime

Marla Rose
8 min readJan 18
Credit: John Beske

It’s probably that new year, short-days/long-nights rumination mode happening, but lately I’ve been thinking a lot about a crossroads moment in my life. Do you ever think about those watershed experiences in your life? Defining, though perhaps outwardly humdrum, incidents that reordered your life, altered your perspective, changed your trajectory? Something that left its mark on…