Be Aware of Your Surroundings

I have been enchanted with Cuenca since the day I arrived. I’ve also been writing about Cuenca since my earliest days. These articles, originally printed in CuencaHighLife, are the story of my first year. My reading habits are pretty broad. I enjoy the derring-do of Jack Reacher with the same enthusiasm as when reading literary fiction, biographies, periodicals, or poetry. I’ve recognized that in every genre the subject of mindfulness in some manifestation arises and states the obvious:  Being aware of your surroundings is a good idea. I learned to follow this advice walking the sidewalks and crossing the streets…

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