a thin show

"It says that if you fool other people into thinking you aren't afraid than you won't be. And I don't believe this at all. I believe that you can only be unafraid if you find out  what it is you fear and conquer it. All the pretense in the world won't help you otherwise. At least that's what I believe. It is a thin show which covers its thinness with luxury."

(John Steinbeck, Journal of a Novel)


Every year is the same. I ask myself, “Where has the summer gone?” and I have to look at the photos and memories to remind myself that it has, indeed, been full. 

We tried several new things over the weekend.
Pickling carrots was just one of them.


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