And I never thought that it would come to this.
It's scary how a passing thought becomes a curiosity, which turns into something hanging constantly in the back of one's mind. After weeks, months, even years of picking it up and putting it back, it turns into genuine interest.
Slowly it becomes a plan. When you finally say it aloud, it takes weight and form. All of a sudden, it becomes real. And -
I never would have thought, years ago, that it would have come to this.
OneRepublic - burning bridges