family.

December 23, 2015 § Leave a comment

“Imagine life is a game in which you are juggling five balls. The balls are called work, family, health, friends, and integrity. And you’re keeping all of them in the air. But one day you finally come to understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. The other four balls…are made of glass. If you drop one of these, it will be irrevocably scuffed, nicked, perhaps even shattered.” – James Patterson

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Superstition mts

Superstition Mountains

http://arizonahikingadventures.com/tours/local-tours/superstition-mountains/

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“What is family? They were the people who claimed you. In good, in bad, in parts or in whole, they were the ones who showed up, who stayed in there, regardless. It wasn’t just about blood relations or shared chromosomes, but something wider, bigger. We had many families over time. Our family of origin, the family we created, and the groups you moved through while all of this was happening: friends, lovers, sometimes even strangers. None of them perfect, and we couldn’t expect them to be. You can’t make any one person your world. The trick was to take what each could give you and build your world from it.” – Sarah Dessen

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Hualapai Mountain range seen from Kingman

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hualapai_Mountains

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“It’s strange how pain marks our faces, and makes us look like family.” – Stephen King

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