Time can feel like it is standing still when we are suffering. The hourglass is turned sideways, the grains of sand frozen in place.
There are no beaches in California, not even the most elite or erudite, that have escaped the legacy of our human presence . . .
“We act as if comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.” – Charles Kingsley