To hope is to gamble. It’s to bet on the future, on your desires, on the possibility that an open heart and uncertainty are better than gloom and safety. To hope is dangerous, and yet it is the opposite of fear, for to live is to risk.
Rebecca Solnit, Hope in the Dark
We finished the backcountry portion of our journey. Our packs sit in the corner of our room. No quick trip to the grocery store to resupply or the Laundromat to clean our camping clothes this time. We have permanently switched back to our “town clothes.”
Friends keep asking me, “What next?”
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