“In China, there is an old saying: If you wish you be happy for a few hours, drink wine until your head spins pleasantly; if you wish to be happy for a few days, get married and hide away; if you wish to be happy for a week, roast a tender pig and have a feast; if you wish to be happy all your life, become a gardener.”
~ Peter Chan, Better Vegetable Gardens the Chinese Way, (c) 1977.
Sara Lingafelter is a writer, outdoorswoman and chronic optimist based in Seattle, Washington. By day, she’s a freelance social media consultant and content strategist with Rogue Outreach. In her free time, she writes and dabbles in learning new things (presently: balboa dancing and avalanche rescue; next up: letterpress and gluten-free baking). She blogs about social media and business at saralingafelter.com, and about her efforts to balance life, work, and family at RightSizedLife. For more information, connect with Sara via @saralingafelter on Twitter or on Google+.
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