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a time spent with strangers and old friends. great deliberate attempts at conversation and understanding.

the world shrinks a little, as we make those vital social connections. laughter, recognition, camaraderie, an intimacy of newness and shared information.

we find ourselves with less and less time left on the planet, and yet with each passing day, we become closer to it all. this renewal of awe and sentimentality purely fuels the desire to be more social and make more connections.

this is the active making time to be furiously leisurely while making an acquaintance. these are the actions which lead to slowing down the pace.

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