This is an old piece, the first piece of travel writing I ever did. Rereading it, I see the work of a younger man—one who had the blues and romanticized things far too hard. Without further ado: "Aloneness is a state of being whereas loneliness is a state of feeling. It's like being broke and being poor. I feel … Continue reading Romanticizing Unromantic Travel: A Trip to the Bergkirchweih
After awhile everything becomes boring. It's part of being good at adapting. It's not our fault, and it's exactly why Buddhism is so hard to follow--it's all about being pleased with our present existence.