opinionated world

“Grant me the serenity to not read the comments, the courage to not read the comments, and the wisdom to not read the comments.”– Aparna Nancherla on Twitter Part of…

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a lion of a perspective

“Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.” – African proverb This quote, these words, are quite profound. I consider something to be profound when there’s…

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that worthwhile step

“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart Adventure to Amelia Earhart was a flight across an ocean. But, truly, an adventure need not be so grand! Sometimes an adventure…

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wild wallflowers

“It takes as much time to build walls sturdy enough for wallflowers like you and me to lean against as it does for us to bloom.” – Ayokunle Falomo I’ve…

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wishing on a little moon

“Most of the dandelions had changed from suns into moons.” – Vladimir Nabokov This year on my birthday, I didn’t have cake. But I did blow out a single candle…

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new wave

It occurred to me, on the very afternoon I took this photo, that I have never in my life been on a sailboat. It also occurred to me that I…

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fig tree patience

“Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I can get really restless in the winter. There’s the fresh start of a new year in…

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the art of gambling

"You've got to know when to hold 'em Know when to fold 'em Know when to walk away And know when to run" – Kenny Rogers Sometimes people gamble money,…

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la paz

“Nada vale tanto como la paz.” (Nothing is worth as much as peace.) – José Mujica The former president of Uruguay (fascinating man — please Google) spoke these words, and…

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big kids

“The most potent muse of all is our own inner child.”– Stephen Nachmanovitch I recently rode a ferris wheel with my sister and two childhood friends. It occurred to me…

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