DON’T PREDICT THE FUTURE, INVENT IT ~

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(from: THE DIRECTIONS TO HAPPINESS: A 135-Country Quest for Life Lessons) Why peer through the keyhole when your hand rests on the doorknob? I was backpacking in the newly “opened” China in 1987 when Chen, a multilingual restaurateur and the unofficial mayor of Yangzhou, entered my life. He had a kindly way with backpackers, and one […]