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  • Someone takes a snapshot of the view from their window. It's a snowy day and it's cold and they are feeling lonely. Looking out the window gives them a deep or different feeling, a shifting away from what is and where they are to what might be. They get their camera and take this picture, sending it to you, hoping you will understand, wanting you to understand. But their note tells you it's a record-breaking cold day in York in England and you are in warmer Boston in New England.

    You get this photo in your email. You open it and look at it. You know why they have sent it and what they want you to feel with them. You know you must write something back to them because they have felt the importance of this view/vision, but you just don't know what to say. You comment on the perspective, on the amount of snow, on the way the cars are buried. What they really need is for you to KNOW what they are feeling without telling you, but you do not want to risk sharing too much with them. You're both better off alone, on different planets.
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