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“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”

IMG_5499Around 6:30 pm I found a 1980 Dodge camping car in an empty parking lot right next to Fremont Canal Park. Inside of the car, with loud old jazz songs playing from a speaker, I met Annie (27), a resident of Queen Anne, and also her dog, Buzz.

IMG_5453After living in Seattle for over 10 years, she said she wants to move to New Orleans, LA.

IMG_5494She kindly greeted me as I stood by the door, and introduced herself on this mattress.

IMG_5447Annie is putting up a wooden shelf before hitting the road next week.

IMG_5450Buzz in mourning is waiting for Annie to play with him afterward.

IMG_5439Her collections of maps on the wall, She said she loves to travel with her camping car.

IMG_5486She explained she got this tattoo from Nelson Mandala’s quote, “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” It was the quote that helped her to get smile back after going through hardships for several years.


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