i was ready to just scroll past like “haha grammar humor” but then it was weird al and i,
We really didn’t have enough money, enough people, or enough time for our road trip. I almost called it off when I originally started planning it. But there will never be a good time to travel the country for four weeks, just like there will never be a good time to quit your job, read that book, or join a gym. You will probably never have enough money, time, connections, willpower, whatever—to feel ready to make a dream happen. And this is the lesson I learned: eventually you have to stop giving yourself excuses and make the jump.
Top photo: Horseshoe crab harvest for fertilizer production, 1928 (Delaware Public Archives). Bottom photo: Harvesting the blood of the horseshoe crab to take advantage of a chemical found only in the amoebocytes of its blood cells that can detect mere traces of bacterial presence and trap them in inescapable clots. (A still from the PBS Nature documentary Crash)