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reason #2039 to take a risk

22 Mar
St Paul de Vence, France

St Paul de Vence, France

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.”

-Jonathan Safron Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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laughing that hard

21 Mar
Chiang Mai

Natalie in Chiang Mai

“There’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.”

― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
(This is a really great book and not a heavy lift.)

Enriching, actually.

20 Mar
Israel

hiking in Israel

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”

– Anne Frank in her Diary

(with thanks to Chris, author of The Art of Non-Conformity for reminding me)

you and what army!

15 Mar
Koh Phi Phi- Leh, Krabi, Thailand

Adorable Japanese Mom in Koh Phi Phi Leh

“The question is not who is going to let me, but who is going to stop me.”

-Ayn Rand

If you don’t know what to do today.

14 Mar
Hong Kong

Hong Kong

“As a general rule, if you don’t know what to do on any given day, spend at least some of your time helping someone else.”

Chris Guillebeau, The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World

blurred at the edges

23 Feb
ithaca, ny

Ithaca, NY

“The world was not wheeling anymore. It was just very clear and bright and inclined to blur at the edges.”

― Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

everyone knows, no one knows

16 Feb
Israel

Tel Aviv Jaffe, Israel

“Everyone knows how to talk, and no one knows what to say.”

― Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down

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