smoggy Shanghai - crossing the bridge to the Pudong side & the Oriental Pearl Tower

I never want to be one of those people who is all, guys I've been ~traveling~ and now I see my life with such *purpose* and <clarity> because um, I don't - but, (!) I'm feeling a little closer to whatever ^it^ is these days which is a nice thing.

Also, fall in Vancouver has been killing it. A bunch of moody, foggy days now followed by perfect, crisp sunny ones complete with picturesque autumn leaves everywhere. My fall list of to-reads queuing up on the kobo: