Quote for the Day: Montaigne on living in the moment

When I walk alone in the beautiful orchard, if my thoughts have been dwelling on extraneous incidents for some part of the time, for some other part I bring them back to the walk, to the orchard, to the sweetness of this solitude, and to me.

– Michel de Montaigne in “Of experience” in the Essays

Enjoying a summer evening on our front porch, in a photograph taken by Sylvie Inez

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