Asked one of the little ones to draw America. This is what I got.
Grace upon grace upon grace upon grace
Es más rico el rico cuando empobrece que el pobre cuando enriquece.
The rich person is richer when he
becomes poor, than the poor person
when he becomes rich.
Living in a little piece of paradise
There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
Pulpo in Galicia (and Estrella Galicia)!
…have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.
A heart well worth winning, and well won. A heart that, once won, goes through fire and water for the winner, and never changes, and is never daunted.
El que lee mucho y anda mucho, ve mucho y sabe mucho.
Miguel de Cervantes
City Life Changes How Our Brains Deal With Distractions
In an upcoming issue of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, a group of British psychologists reports that people who live in cities show diminished powers of general attention compared to people from remote areas. With so much going on around them, urbanites don’t pay much attention to surroundings unless they’re highly engaging.
Instead, as the researchers put it, city dwellers have developed a form of attention that puts priority on “the search for potential dangers or new opportunities.”
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It is so hard to leave — until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.