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Explore, Dream, Discover

Explore, Dream, Discover.

I enjoy Mark Twain. He had a way with words and wisdom. We live life to explore, dream, and discover. We can close our eyes and be transported to whatever place we want in the world, perhaps the banks of the Mississippi.

Marcel Proust said that “the real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Imagine opening your eyes and seeing the world afresh in each new experiencing. To see the extraordinary in the ordinary would be have new eyes, exploring and discovering the world anew. We should catch the trade winds and leave those safe harbours, if only in our imagination.

I thought I would only blog briefly this morning, but too much has come across my screen. I love the Mark Twain quote provided below the video. Both moms and dads do learn a lot more after their children are adults. Kathy and I do not get many chances for the boys, Marc, Yves, and Luc, and physically share with us due to distances, but on Friday we went for supper. It was a belated Mother’s Day and an early Father’s Day. Thank you Marie for the great reblog.

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.  – Mark Twain

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