“I came to America in 1914, by way of Philadelphia. That’s where I got off the boat. And then I came to Baltimore.
the edge of the world glows green the farthest horizon that can be seen
An original combination of words rings a bell that can never be unheard. Though often unrecognized as such until repeated, for what in this world
Sometimes things happen in our lives in order to help us find our strength again.
“Why one writes is a question I can answer easily, having so often asked it of myself. I believe one writes because one has to
I’ve been to hell, and it was here on earth. I’ve been to heaven, and it was here on earth. And there is far worse.
My roots were deeper than the roots of any other tree My roots were deeper than the roots that anyone could see My roots were
“We are born at a given moment, in a given place, and like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and
“To free ourselves from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves, there lies the great singular power of self-respect.” ~ Joan Didion