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A trip to the well

Can you guess where I went on my latest adventure?
Can you guess where I went on my latest adventure?

Today you will say things you can predict and other things you could never imagine this minute.  Don’t reject them, let them come through when they’re ready, don’t think you can plan it all out.  This day will never, no matter how long you live, happen again.  It is exquisitely singular.  It will never again be exactly repeated.

~ Naomi Shihab Nye

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Playing in the sun

Aging gracefully
Aging gracefully

Later that same day, I went to a mirror and looked for a long time, trying to see the timeless glory of crow’s-feet, the resplendence of having survived.  Instead I saw a woman in her early forties who grew up playing all day in the sun.  Who knew?

~ Anne Lamott

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Another Friday Farrago

The golden hours
The golden hours

You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by.  Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.

~ James M. Barrie

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