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The Morning is blue, and whatever happens is perfect.

by Jo Chapman

Port townsend — Waking up, I knew that today I could get whatever I want. Drinking two cups of Yorkshire Gold on an empty stomache further compels this belief. People and events that would once depress me in their perceived value, change and I feel free. So I treat myself to breakfast at the magnificent Owl Sprit. French toast with walnuts, raisins and yogurt. Warm coffee that tastes like chocolate and berries...

rose, gardens, Optimism

“I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.”― Emma Goldman

by David Wade Chambers

Aireys inlet — Of course she would say that, good anarchist that she was. And I agree with her, both aesthetically and ideologically. How sad to think that, for many urban dwellers, roses are now so far out of re...

Optimism, #Hi.CO, Happiness

Me, a Crab

by Alyssa Tran

Montara — I always find myself back at the beach. Recently, it being my birthday, I decided to go to a beach I had never been to before. The idea of spending the day by the ocean appealed much more to me than s...

#Hi.CO, Optimism

The world is such a beautiful place with such beautiful people. 

by Alyssa Tran

Muir beach — I did not see the beauty of the world directly in front of my eyes. Then, one day, I stood on a beach with my toes in soft sand, the wind blowing in my face, and the ocean waves crashing against me. I...

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