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  • James' emotions whipsawed between a carpe-diem optimism and a crippling fatalism.

    June 2007

  • TRAVEL agents say that a kind of carpe-diem attitude is beginning to take hold among some customers, as travelers weigh whether to hold off on spending in case the economy worsens and that money is needed down the road or to cash in now while they can on that trip to Thailand or to that luxury resort in Mexico.

    NYT > Travel

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