Choosing Your Own Adventures

Lifetime of Adventures quote

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In the run-up to Valentine’s Day, I’ve been seeing the above image around a lot, with the quote “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures…”. Largely shared on Pinterest or Facebook, and with the quote often attributed to Lewis Carroll, which made me really irrationally angry because COME ON CHECK YOUR SOURCES PEOPLE THIS WAS NEVER UTTERED IN ALICE IN WONDERLAND (In case you were wondering, I traced it back to a card on Now you know). But after I got past my book nerd rage, I started thinking about life and relationships and adventure, and what they all mean to each other. Then this morning I read this article┬áthat Beverley over at Pack Your Passport referenced in her weekly newsletter, and a blog post started to formulate in my mind. I’m not sure quite where it’s going yet, so buckle up – it could be a windy road. Continue reading