The soft and steady swishing of a fan overhead. The low bellow of a train as it passes into the distance.

An espresso machine in this house is going to be the death of me. A death I am fine with, though.

“The eye with which you look at reality, must constantly be changed.”
— Søren Kierkegaard
“It is perfectly true, as philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards.”
— Søren Kierkegaard

"There’s a bit of happiness in wanting happiness."

“External reality has a way of being not so external after all.”
— John Steinbeck, Travels With Charley