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Friday Feast - On Food, #12, 2016

“The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.”

Pamela Hansford Johnson

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“People understand me so poorly that they don’t even understand my complaint about them not understanding me.”

Søren Kierkegaard

From The Journals of Kierkegaard



Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was an American author, Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel nominee.

Original Background Image: Scrapbook by Hadania


Thursday Writing Thoughts: Carlos Fuentes quote for Cinco de Mayo

The contract between the author and the reader is a game. And the game . . . is one of the greatest inventions of Western civilization: the game of telling stories, inventing characters, and creating the imaginary paradise of the individual, from whence no one can be expelled because, in a novel, no one owns the truth and everyone has the right to be heard and understood.

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- Enid Bagnold

“Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it’s the answer to everything. … It’s the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it’s a cactus.”