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Wonderful Walktober Walks

Scene from this morning's walk.
Scene from this morning’s walk.

… the subject of walking is, in some sense, about how we invest universal acts with particular meanings.  Like eating or breathing, it can be invested with wildly different cultural meanings, from the erotic to the spiritual, from the revolutionary to the artistic.

~ Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking

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Signs

At the Celtic Festival in Snow Hill.
At the Celtic Festival in Snow Hill.

Beyond the edge of the world there’s a space where emptiness and substance neatly overlap, where past and future form a continuous, endless loop.  And, hovering about, there are signs no one has ever read, chords no one has ever heard.

~ Haruiki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

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