When I read this quote from the book Cold Tangerines, I stopped immediately and re-read it. And re-read it again. And then wrote it down.
Yes, yes, yes. That’s exactly it.
That’s what people mean when they say “cherish every moment.” Or “stop and smell the roses.” Or “don’t take it for granted.”
All of this talk about “living in the present”? It’s really about celebrating.