Sometimes I remind myself that I almost skipped the party, that I almost went to a different college, that the whim of a minute could have changed everything and everyone. Our lives, so settled, so specific, are built on happenstance.

– Anna Quindlen, Every Last One  (via larmoyante)

unexplained-events:

Abandoned

There is a magical beauty to some abandoned places.

1) Abandoned ship in Canary Islands

2) Abandoned home in New Orleans

3) Abandoned Belgian chateau

4) Abandoned operating room

5) Abandoned home in Poland