Let me be, was all I wanted. Be what I am, no matter how I am.– Henry Miller, Stand Still Like the Hummingbird (via libraryland)
I was 16 the first time I saw the ocean. I tagged along with my girlfriend’s family vacation—they were driving down to Florida to visit with relatives. The whole way down, we talked about it, because they knew that I had never seen it. And I have this funny thing that, if I haven’t personally seen something or experienced it, it’s not really real. Don’t get me wrong; I...