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Those insights on the city are super relatable Jack! I've heard similar things about how BA is a bit of a concrete jungle. So like you said, good for short term living. Exited to hear more about your exploration! Disfruta!

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Once again, excellent essay Jack. You’re an incredible storyteller!

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Nov 2, 2023Liked by Jack Dixon

Wonderful juxtaposition, Jack. Same activity, completely different experience. As a former runner, I get it. As a non runner, I’d get it too!

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This is one of those essays that people will come back to often - especially myself.

Special title and special storytelling.

I felt your soul in this one.

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Nov 2, 2023Liked by Jack Dixon

"Running is my meditation."

I know what you mean Jack. Mine is hiking. When I'm out in the woods, in the trees with the sun streaming through I can clear my mind like no other place. I feel like I can handle life because its fog lifts and no matter what is going on, I will survive.

I do not live in a place that has a lot of trees so I typically have to drive hours to get to them so my "forest bathing" is not even a weekly endeavor.

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Love how this essay’s written, Jack 🫡

You really brought me thru a journey there. One I never go thru having lived all my life in a tropical country. Thank you.

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Beautiful essay Jack. It’s been special to watch you grow and evolve as a writer. Probably become better at the craft than those silly high school English teachers.

“like a monk meditating on the metro” is so good.

Celebrate this one :)

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