First Stop: Stillness in Miami

“One only understands the things that one tames,” said the fox. “Men have no more time to understand anything. They buy things all ready made at the shops. But there is no shop anywhere where one can buy friendship, and so men have no friends anymore. If you want a friend, tame me…”
–  Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Officially on the go – I am traveling down the earth to collect sunsets like The Little Prince, taming that fox inside of me, sitting down a little closer, every day.

Calm water, that’s January in Miami. Every moment counts, I say. It took me two years and a bit more to get on this trip: a six-month backpacking trip across South America. Miami is a soft starting point before it all begins (because it was the cheapest way to fly).

Two years ago I had the impulse to take off. Two years later I followed up, gave up my job, a stable income, a home, a car, two dear cats, too many books, too many shoes, too many closets, too many comforts, and too many responsibilities. I packed up everything and walked away with “only” a sixty liter Gregory backpack and a carry-on.
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關於愛情: 妳,不是曾經 (女人們)

ㄧ切都很累人,我懂。
感情不順,我懂。
生活的圓滿都要靠自己,我懂。
辛苦了,妳,我所心疼的女人們。
心疼,卻也不知道說些什麼話才能真正真正的安慰到妳。
我知道話語的力量有限,妳有個非常非常渴望的內心:渴望感情,渴望被愛,渴望被疼惜,渴望有一個懂妳的人能和妳分享一切。對愛情的執著不該有錯,年紀隨著日子增長也沒有錯,30歲更沒有任何該與不該。要知道,這些社會的眼光和周遭有意無意的壓力是舊時代的可悲,不是屬於你的可悲。
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