The extraordinary ordinary

A few weeks ago I heard a speaker telling her audience about her recent trip to Copenhagen.

As the taxi driver drove her around the city, she marveled at its the beauty.

She was so effusive in expressing her delight at what she was seeing that eventually the driver made a comment about it.

“You know,” he said, “I appreciate you finding so much beauty in this city. I’ve been here so long that it’s all become commonplace to me. I don’t really notice the beauty all around me anymore.”

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