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Life as a Miracle: though petrified, I prevailed


“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”

Joan Didion’s famed opening line resounded the air as I took my first step into the slot canyon. I hoped I’d survive to tell this story. We’d read, in a Nat Geo article, that the walk in/out of Petra was four miles and I had a gimp.… ...

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A walk in the park plot twist

Life is not a simple walk in the park, is it? There’s all those people and opinions plotting the demise of happiness from the vagary of their human nature. While “a walk in the park” is an idiom, people can just be idiots.… ...

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