And colors, you know -
they play hide and seek, and tag
with flowers, leaves, mud and the sea
and make up a lot of stories.
Everybody knows that really intimate conversation is only possible between two or three. As soon as there are six or seven, collective language begins to dominate.
∆ Simone Weil
Well, here in Japan, we have a concept called ‘yutori,’ and it is spaciousness. It’s a kind of living with spaciousness. For example, it’s leaving early enough to get somewhere so that you know you’re going to arrive early, so when you get there, you have time to look around.
“To document,” Jurgenson writes, “is to be involved with our own experience instead of passively letting it float by.”