the sum

One, two ....Trees

I am astonished, disappointed, pleased with myself. I am distressed, depressed, rapturous. I am all these things at once, and cannot add up the sum.

— Memories, Dreams, Reflections by Carl Jung

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ordinary

普快車

Still, there are times I am bewildered by each mile I have travelled, each meal I have eaten, each person I have known, each room in which I have slept. As ordinary as it all appears, there are times when it is beyond my imagination.

–“The Third and Final Continent” by Jhumpa Lahiri