Move Forward

2021, Meet The Hydrants, Texas

Move Forward - The Hydrants - by Jennifer Vahlbruch

Humble, TX | 2021

What it means to me

It stalls, life does not go further, and you do not recognize what to do. You are stuck and can’t get out of old habits, often leading to a lack of progress in life.

Which path do you take? You want to get out of old habits, but you struggle to take that step in the right direction. In Germany, there’s a saying “to have a wooden plank before the head”. I had to think of that when I came across this hydrant. One is not insightful, obtuse, and doesn’t recognize the most obvious things. Get rid of the metaphorical board staring you in the face. Instead, be present at the moment, ask for help, and free yourself from your bad habits.

It’s time to move forward!

Jennifer Vahlbruch



This hydrant is part of a series where it can have a completely different meaning.
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Jennifer Vahlbruch

Artist . Photographer

Jennifer Vahlbruch is an award-winning professional photographer and contemporary artist from Germany. She is living in Texas with her husband and gets inspiration for her work from traveling the world. Jennifer also works with commercial clients and maintains her own food blog.

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