“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” Anais Nin
Theodore Roosevelt memorialized his fellow Rough Riders, capturing their names and deeds so that a century later they come alive again on the pages.
Imagawa Ryoshun’s writings and reflections that formulated bushido (The Warrior’s Way of the samurai), still read seven centuries after he put brush to paper.
The tale of Joseph in the Old Testament, capturing his story of betrayal and triumph and forgiveness for countless generations in the future.
Feast, crack the bones and suck the marrow of life, then capture the essence for others to taste later.