As I was about to leave The City a couple of years ago, my former boss said that an intense, as she phrased it, person like me would feel more relaxed out in the mountains rather than a metropolis. I thought so, too.  

We were both wrong.

In part. 

Whereas my life change drastically, stress--too much of it, at times--remained. 

I suppose that is normal. For an "intense" person!  

So, after spending one too many hours in front of the computer screen, I think of being somewhere like this (device-free!):

After all, sometimes, real places supersede imaginary ones!