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null island

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null island

Once upon a time there lived a man on an island drenched in the tang of spray and scent of pine where the forest river ran into the cove, in a rivulet silvery-grey…

leave good footprints behind

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leave good footprints behind

Our impact on the world is no more, in the long run, than footprints in the sand. Unique to us, but usually very much like other people's. Nothing is permanent. Everything that is seen is impermanent. Everything that is felt…

make a wish

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make a wish

In Japan there is a better system than waiting for a shooting star. You go to a Shinto shrine and write/draw your wish on a votive tablet. A lot of people wish for health and wealth, for themselves or…

there is no word

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there is no word

DELIRIUM: What's the name of the word for the precise moment when you realize that you've actually forgotten how it felt to make love to somebody you really liked a long time ago? DREAM: There isn't one. DELIRIUM: Oh. I…

Santa Cruz at dawn

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Santa Cruz at dawn

I was up before dawn because of jet lag. Full-size image here An inscription at the end of the wharf reads: In the tides of time we have sought safe harbor here on this western shore where the waves ebb…