“What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if they do not enter into our daily lives?” — E.M. Forster
“I want to be alone… with someone else who wants to be alone.” — Dimitri Zaik
Cartoons about reading and the writing life, by Tom Gauld for The Guardian:
P.S. Wouldn’t the Noisy Alphabet print make a fabulous starting point for a kid’s bedroom or playroom design?
What I’m learning is that it’s okay to ask for help and ask for grace, even if it’s embarrassing, even if you disappoint people, even if in the process people find out (gasp!) that you’re not a super-person, but just a regular person, a person who gets sick and tired and emptied out sometimes. — Shauna Niequist in Savor