“Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.” Paulo Coelho via (unembellishedthought)
gathering days...thirty two
. For almost ten years we lived in an old, run down suburb on the south side of Philly. The kind of place people drove around. Abandoned houses lined the block, their windows boarded against stones that were thrown to break out the glass. In our neighborhood was a triangle of sorts and at each of the points sat one of the three toughest drug houses in the city. Day and night cars stopped,...