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The Price of a Big, Meaningful Life

A thought exercise that started with a mushroom growing out of a bathtub

A single mushroom with a brown cap outside in a field. The grass in the background is blurry.
Photo: derek braithwaite via Unsplash

At least once a day, every day, for over two decades, I’ve pictured a mushroom sprouting out of the grout in the corner of a bathtub in the Florida Keys. It sits right between the bottles of shampoo and conditioner.

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Jane Park

Jane Park

Entrepreneur + Essayist. CEO of sustainable gifting company: https://tokki.com/. Speaker, writer: https://www.seejanewonder.com. Addicted to making meaning.

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