It’s the Journey, Not the Destination, or Is It the Other Way Around?

It’s the Journey, Not the Destination, or Is It the Other Way Around?

YOLO, YODO YOLO. You Only Live Once. I learned the meaning of that acronym from M, a high school friend. M travels around the world, climbs mountains, skydives, scuba dives, bikes, and indulges in other adventures. “YOLO?” I asked her once when she posted this acronym on Facebook. “You only live once, Marlene.”The acronym is akin to the Latin expression carpe diem, a call to seize the day, to use an opportunity to do something that you want and not to worry about the future. Others find inspiration from the…

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