Climbing Mountains vs Surfing
Photo by Mike Baird
When I was 5 years old, I used to say, “When I turn 7, I’ll be a big girl and I’ll be able to do all the things I can’t do now.” When I was 7, I used to say, “When I turn 9, I’ll be a big girl and I’ll be able to do all the things I can’t do now.”Life’s always been that way for me. Always, the eyes on the next peak and climbing hard toward it, knowing that there’ll be the epitome of all knowledge and confidence when I get there.
Keeping a journal helps me to see all the shifts over the past few years. How I take great leaps forward, almost as if each one is going to get me to that perfect spot where I’m …. (more)
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