“Leave the door open for the unknown, the door into the dark. That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go.” 74 more words
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“Up close in that light, she looked only half-familiar, and I realized how much her constant flickering motion had been a part of the impression she made.” – Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost
“Freeman House is a former commercial salmon fisher who has been involved with a community-based watershed restoration effort in northern California for more than 25 years. 4,303 more words
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The future is bigger than our imaginations. It’s unimaginable, and then it comes anyway. To meet it we need to keep going, to walk past what we can imagine.
“At the height of the dot-com boom, twenty million dollars a day of venture capital was being pumped into the Bay Area, and it swept away not just empty and abandoned spaces but also the poor, the eclectic, the alternative, small businesses, and nonprofits; drowned countless continuities, the small stores and elderly residents and longtime denizens who constituted the place’s memory and links to the past. 154 more words