Mix-and-matching 5 shirts and 5 denims, the grocery store employee looks very fashionable. Life is full of unexpected things and has a limit, so he says, "We should look at only essential things." "Starting from a simple thing," which is a rule of the mind that a 17th century philosopher, Descartes said, lives in such a place as well in Paris. From a travel essay "Handsome Middle-aged Men In Paris" by a writer, Maki Kanai.
November 22, 2017
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun