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  • There is something magical about the moment when an idea emerges. There is the split second before, where the mind is blank, and then there is this burst of something you cannot comprehend at first, but then it is there, voila!, complete, in one piece, and you are the only one in this world who has possession of it. This moment is the one that must be cherished.

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    Giant sculpture by Manolo Valdés in the New York Botanical Garden
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