|We were dining in Collioure, on the Mediterranean Sea, and she was very quiet under the table like a perfectly behaved French dog. And then the fish came out, and she emerged from the tablecloth eager to see and be seen|
“If you go slowly enough, six or seven months is an eternity—if you let it be—if you forget old things, and learn new ones. Even a week can last forever.”
Rick Bass, Winter
"In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer."