“And he carries the reminders
“Of every glove that laid him down
“Or cut him till he cried out
“In his anger and his shame
“I am leaving, I am leaving
“But the fighter still remains.”
— Paul Simon
For me, hanging in Evergreen is all about the happy little surprises that crop up and punctuate your day — and the unexpected connections that result from other, less-lighthearted encounters.