(irina, 19, student and writer)
We’re close, we say, to mean that we’re emotionally connected, that we are not separate; or, we’ve become distant, to describe the opposite. After years in New York City, Georgia O’Keeffe moved to rural New Mexico, from which she would sign her letters to the people she loved, ‘from the faraway nearby.’ It was a way to measure physical and psychic geography together.
Rebecca Solnit, The Faraway Goodbye (via lemonlights)
Fall Break 2013: The Fairy Ring and the abandoned car at Amethyst Brook not pictured.