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Aug 9, 2023Liked by Jenna Park

"blueberry summer "- I love this.

It's not too late to find that feeling again, ever. Midlife, I feel this conviction strongly. I do think it takes a different kind of courage to get in touch with, yet yes, definitely yes. ♥️

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I hope so. It’s hard to imagine when you’re stuck in a rut or tied down by responsibilities. I think I did feel some version of it when I went to Korea. It was the closest that I had gotten. But yes, maybe midlife can bring some surprises!

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Have faith- magic will come 😘 ✨

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My husband spent one day one summer picking strawberries for a local farm and he said at the end of the day all he could see when he closed his eyes to sleep was 🍓 🍓🍓🍓🍓🍓🍓. Thanks for THE YELLOW PAGES shoutout I am so happy you both did a dual post. And yes the YT embed works!

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Oh I bet. I love blueberries so much, but I don’t think I was able to eat them for a long time after!

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"Blueberry summer!" could have been the title for this issue...gorgeous image.

Really enjoyed reading, I couldn't help but think about how catastrophic you dropping out and going off into the wilderness must have seemed to your parents—but then again, that's a stereotype, right? My parents would have probably supported me. Thanks for sharing.

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It was, and it also wasn’t? I’ve made references to my parents reaction before but will probably tackle that in another newsletter! Actually, now that I have kids I really can’t imagine not knowing where my kid is for months at a time 😬. I think at that point my parents were used to me going off in the summers. I didn’t realize, now that I am paying college tuition, what walking away from a free education meant. But I did eventually go to grad school so I redeemed myself 😂

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Aug 12, 2023Liked by Jenna Park

This is so beautiful Jenna.

You are so inspiring.

Keep going

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Thank you, Abi. You too - keep going. I sometimes get this feeling of freedom from your IG posts. The wonder of new experiences shine through.

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Thanks Jenna.

- Abhi

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I am subscribing to your YT channel! How fun to start a new creative outlet with video.

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Thanks for subscribing. Editing these style of videos the so long, I'm wondering what the payoff is 😬

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Your YouTube video is so relaxing and calm. I love it!

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Thanks for watching Yuezhong — and for the feedback!

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