The Best of the Best – Quotes from Middlemarch

Middlemarch by George Eliot

So, I read this book because it appears on so many “read before you die” book lists. I get why now, because it’s beautifully written and is a great book about those times in England and provincial life in general..but it just went on and on…and on and on. Basically, good and bad things happen … Continue reading

A Reason, A Season, or A Lifetime

uncertain, stormy, oakpark cemetery, syracuse

“People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which it is, you know exactly what to do. When someone is in your life for a reason, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed outwardly or inwardly. they have come to assist you through … Continue reading

Where does it come from?

mohinder suresh

Mohinder: Where does it come from? This quest, this need to solve life’s mysteries when the simplest of questions can never be answered. Why are we here? What is the soul? Why do we dream? Perhaps we’d be better off not looking at all. Not delving, not yearning. That’s not human nature. Not the human … Continue reading

Love Takes Hostages

“Have you ever been in love? Horrible, isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. You build up all those defenses, you build up a whole suit of armor, so that nothing can … Continue reading

Coffee, Books, and Being Happy

A collection of quotes about a few of my favorite things. Enjoy! —— Books: A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face.  It is one of the few havens remaining where a … Continue reading

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