". . . if you're lucky, a place will shape and cut and bend you, will strengthen you and weaken you. You trade your life for the privilege of this experience--the joy of a place, the joy of blood family; the joy of knowledge gotten by listening and observing."
from Rick Bass, "The Sky The Stars The Wilderness"
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Monthly Archives: April 2013
I fell asleep at the end of one of Alice Munro’s short stories. It wasn’t the book that put me out, but just the afternoon cloudy-day lethargy. Nap time in Irvington. After my ten minutes of power napping, I awoke … Continue reading
Peeking in the window of the door, I saw a circle of ladies working on beads. My immediate thought: why didn’t Mom participate in this craft? I should have been aware of the activity calendar and urged her to attend. … Continue reading