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"This was another of our fears: that Life wouldn't turn out to be like Literature"

Mes: enero, 2017

From lost to found

“There’s no way to know what makes one thing happen and not another. What leads to what. What destroys what. What causes what to flourish or die or take another course.”

“I knew that if I allowed fear to overtake me, my journey was doomed. Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.”

Cheryl Strayed, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

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Rio de Janeiro, 2015

(*)Send me on my way

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Magical Thinking

“Yet I had always at some level apprehended, because I was born fearful, that some events in life would remain beyond my ability to control or manage them. Some events would just happen. This was one of those events. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.”

Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking

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Lago di Como, 2016

(*)Giving in, like I’m staring at the sun