"If you could give one piece of advice to a large group of people, what would it be?"
"Keep your word."
"What’s a time that you didn’t keep your word, that you now regret?"
"When I was younger, I told a friend that I’d go with her to get an abortion. And I never showed up."
Girls skating in the seventies.
Including Laura Thornhill, (mostly), Kim Cespedes, Robin Logan, Ellen-Oneal,
Happy Places - there are some places and moments that I’ve experienced where I feel really peaceful and happy. These are some of them.
Wildflowers in the Grand Tetons
A walk in the woods in Amherst
Outside my apartment in Amherst on a spring day, the fire hydrant was spraying
Sagebrush in the Tetons
Walking my dog, Queenie, in a field near my house in VT
A field where I rode my bike in Amherst
Outside my house in VT during a sunshower
An early morning hike from a cabin where I spent the night in Barnard, VT
"What do you want most for her?"
"Before you ask that, you must know what we want for ourselves. Sure we want her to be happy. And to be successful. But for us, above all, it is about serving God."
The problem I have w organized religion, summed up in a short paragraph. -__-
"I don’t understand my feelings. Sometimes I feel sad and I don’t know why. Then sometimes I feel silly, and I don’t know why either. Now I feel ‘wow,’ because this is my very first interview."