"I just want to have a completely adventurous, passionate, weird life."
"One day in New York City I met a Buddhist scholar and I told her about my practice of mindfulness in the vegetable garden. I enjoy growing lettuce, tomatoes, and other vegetables and I like to spend time gardening every day. She said, ‘You shouldn’t spend your time growing vegetables. You should spend more time writing poems. Your poems are so beautiful. Everyone can grow lettuce, but not everyone can write poems like you do.’ I told her, ‘If I don’t grow lettuce, I can’t write poems."
Thich Nhat Hanh