“What had changed about the red-light district, since Ruth’s previous visit to Amsterdam, was that so many of the prostitutes were not white . . . almost all the women were Asian—probably Thais . . . Indeed, they were Thais, Maarten told her. He also told her that some of them had been formerly men, they’d allegedly had their sex-change operations in Cambodia.”
—Mr. John Irving, A WIDOW FOR ONE YEAR
Pay attention only to those things that genuinely matter to you, as opposed to the things that other people say should matter to you. You cannot change the world, nor should you want to, but you can change yourself for the better.
There may be fairies at the bottom of the garden. There is no evidence for it, but you can't prove that there aren't any, so shouldn't we be agnostic with respect to fairies?
This morning when I rose, yeah
I Felt like running (felt like running) . . ."
Sept 1, 2018, Waxing Gibbous moon, the illuminated area is increasing. Perfect time for new projects because the moon is “growing & abundant”...
"you can't get what you want ('til you know what you want)..." -Joe Jackson
The Stevenson Alley "Songstress", Tenderloin, San Francisco
"But if you try sometimes well you just might find
You get what you need..." -Joe Jackson
"Remember you love writing. It wouldn't be worth it if you didn't. If the love fades, do what you need to and get it back..." -AL Kennedy
You have to love before you can be relentless." -Jonathan Franzen