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Jul 24, 2023

"I love a broad margin to my life. " --Henry David Thoreau

A Broad Margin

"To meander is a natural form of movement, uncontrived, unhurried. Rivers and roving butterflies are adept at meandering. And we were too, once upon a time before we developed a preference for traveling in straight lines, perhaps because of Euclid, who told us a straight line is the shortest distance between two points (for the record he was not entirely right about this.) Regardless of length, a bend in the road will always be revelatory. A straight path seldom holds any surprises. In other words efficiency and epiphany do not typically travel together..." More in this short post that explores broad margins and the bend in the road.

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Make time for meandering today. For more inspiration, check out Rebecca Solnit on, "A Childhood of Reading and Wandering." More ...



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