@chris_sharma running laps in the caves of Santa Linya back in March. Impressive to watch climb, and just as inspiring to see the humble grace and good humor with which he interacts and encourages those around him.
"The expectation that we can affect some deep and lasting positive change in communities that are as foreign to us as we are to them is an idea with which I still wrestle. What I have come to realize is that we often receive as much or more than we are ever able to give. Volunteering in this fashion is not “charity work,” but rather is an exchange, and at its best, this exchange leaves both the local communities and the volunteers who visit feeling more connected to the world as a whole, and empowered to work for positive change."
"Beyond the Wild Wood comes the wild world," said the Rat."And that’s something that doesn’t matter, either to you or to me. I’ve never been there, and I’m never going’ nor you either, if you’ve got any sense at all.
The Wind in The Willows.
Soft wings on blue skies that bled into water
Trading almost silent air for a fluid chaos of speed.
Therefore here and here for now.
"She was going to live so as to go to the good place."
- Huck Finn
Looking glass walls reflecting on looking glass humans
Sometimes we did grown up things and thought grown up thoughts; but mostly, in the summer of 2014, we tried to time traveled back to 1999.
Argentina || the place where I became deeply enamored with rocks, ropes, red wine, and peanut butter chapstick.
Somewhere between silence and the shore
Out my bedroom window, a strange white fire crackles, through mountains dark and shifting. Tonight New York feels savage.