The world around us greatly influences how we internalize the world within that space. So of course I saved listening to Agatha Christie's classic mystery Murder on the Orient Express for a long train ride. While certainly not the same train, nor ride, nor time, the environment of being on a train allowed my imagination that many more sensory inputs to play with as I chugged along through the story. It was a thrilling puzzle.
How can I put down how much I love this book? I read it as a kid, in school, several times on my own - one Christmas I was gifted the audiobook by Jim Dale and I've probably listened to it a dozen times. It's short, it's heartbreaking, it's a joyous adventure - every time. If you've never read it, you simply must.
Another Three Musketeers moment, just because I love the excitement of this story so much.
I also recommend the many different versions and sequels to this story... The Mickey Mouse version, Man in the Iron Mask, and in a way, even The Three Amigos.
One of my very favorite nonsense stories. A laugh-out-loud delight, and with moments that are not all that nonsensical after all...
This quotes resonated with a lot of the changes that come in May; the last performances, graduations, another season passing. Be sure to really take in each second.