On a clear day, they say, birds fly under water and fish swim in the sky. A dubious distinction, you say? But no. I stood on the shores of Mirror Lake. And it was true. Jiuzhaigou National Park, Sichuan, China.
Health, happiness, and good fortune. Metal chains groan under the weight of this responsibility, of securing the good wishes each gold lock represents. Are you a friend? Are you family? Somewhere, out there, I wished the same for you.