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That's an intriguing...

...analogy to consider. :) It somehow seems familiar--wondering if I heard that in a book I read somewhere before.

I think you're on to something there with the joy of observing the beauty of each flower, etc. -- the joy of the individual moment, of lingering and savoring each detail. And then I think that the other kind of joy, of adventure, of change, of being swept off your feet in a new direction, of the mystery of what lies around each bend in the journey, will also be present.

Fun to imagine, even if imagination can't really grasp more than a pale shadow of what lies in store. :)