No one can tell you what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just come out the other side. Or you don't. Stephen King, The Stand

Did not need much

This speaks from my heart.TT "She did not need much. Wanted very little. A kind word. A garden. Books to read. A cozy bed. And to love and be loved in return.

With age comes wisdom!

I used to walk into a room full of people and wonder if they liked me. Now I look around and wonder if I like them. - getting older is a good thing

"Sobremesa - (n.) The time spent around the table after lunch or dinner, talking to the people you shared the meal with; time to digest and savor food and friendship.


A bore is someone who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company. Well said Oscar

I do not wish to treat friendships daintily, but with the roughest of courage. When they are real, they are not glass threads or frost work, but rather the solidest thing we know - Raplh Waldo Emerson Quote

Everything will be alright does not mean everything will stay the same

Everything will be alright does not mean everything will stay the same.I can think of many times in my life this has been true! Sometimes change is good and leads us to something better

Love the quote! And so true. ===== “Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.” - The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa (Via booksdirect).

Lewis: Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my god do you learn Yes, I've learned a mighty lesson from the best teacher I never really had but was.