happy house

  • revisiting a park from your youth
  • tribal practices
  • leather train cases
  • a jazz festival in Switzerland
  • joining the Peace Corps and teaching basic business skills
  • herbs to use with cheese
  • a standard U.S. passport
  • mangroves along tropical coastlines
  • Corcovado Mountain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • a contemplative corner of your own
  • a grove of cacti
  • sipping crackle-cold lemonade
  • perfume tester bottles
  • feeling the need to turn away from screens, the need to slow down and immerse oneself in the timelessness of the printed page

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