Scottie: Don't you think it's a waste, to wander separately?
Madeleine: Only one is a wanderer. Two together are always going somewhere.
Scottie: No, I don't think that's necessarily true.
In Greek, “nostalgia” literally means, “the pain from an old wound”. It’s a...– Don Draper
I miss curling up on the recliner that occupied my father’s study. I would watch him while he worked at his desk. Constantly on his mind were other people. I wish I could be so unselfish. I would ask him questions about existence, to awaken stories of his past, to bestow any advice that he could give me about life. He would tell me that God is pure love, he would recall a story like the one...
“A few months ago, a strange thing happened. I was idling through my bookshelves when I noticed a book my brother had once given me for my birthday. A collection of short stories. Well, I started to re-read one of those stories. It was about a man who one morning wakes up and cannot bring himself to get out of bed: he shuts his eyes in self defense. He re-examines his life, he is seized with a...
Reading fiction is important. It is a vital means of imagining a life other than...– “And the Winner Isn’t…” -Ann Patchett, op-ed for the New York Times (via outofprintclothing)