be free. this is one place I can feel my spirit soar and my heart swell with love for the life I have, the air in my lungs, the heart beating in my chest. I feed my soul from the sight and smell and sound of the ocean.
The hearth and the Salamander can also mean happiness and if Montag chose to be happy or not. The two things in his life his home and his work. Did it really make him happy. He chose happiness over this home and his work by reading the books.