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There is much that I don’t know, and of course much that I think I know.
But there is something that I can say that I know for sure. No matter who we are and where we live, all of us need to have more fun, be silly and exist sometimes in places that don’t exist. And somehow, in whatever way possible, look after those who make us smile.

I found this excerpt last night, and I think that it is so beautiful that I’m going to get hold of the book that it comes from, and of course share it with you. It’s a treasured childhood that begins our life story. And our life story will always be our most precious resource.

“Once upon a time, there was a boy. He lived in a village that no longer exists, in a house that no longer exists, on the edge of a field that no longer exists, where everything was discovered, and everything was possible. A stick could be a sword, a pebble could be a diamond, a tree, a castle. Once upon a time, there was a boy who lived in a house across the field, from a girl who no longer exists. They made up a thousand games. She was queen and he was king. In the autumn light her hair shone like a crown. They collected the world in small handfuls, and when the sky grew dark, and they parted with leaves in their hair.

Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”
― Nicole Krauss, The History of Love

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