Farsickness. Fernweh. Germans have great words. Longing for a place you've never been. Green and mysterious places. Maybe a generation came from there. Open areas. Mental landscape grafted onto a real one. Would you go? Even if it were a disappointment?
From Atlas obscura.
*ponder* What if humans had never created religion? How would history have changed? I must suppose we would have had our wars over other things, resources mostly. Tribe against tribe. Star belly. *ponder* But would we have had Peace? Who would have been for Peace? The tired. Only the tired. We'd miss out on those who spoke for mankind, do you suppose?
I have been thinking about the short story "The Lottery" and what it is trying to tell us. Not simply asking what the author is trying to tell us. I hold that story dear because it is a conversation.
I paid my bills and got my taxes done. Yay. Now if I can wrangle my short term disability appeal...
Btw, i bought a quince fruit. Out of season & seems unlikelybi'll cook it. Darn.
Here, watch marble runs by very creative type. The vids are oddly satisfying. Different vids have different tricks too. Route 66