It is possible to make no mistakes and still lose. That is not a weakness. That is life.
It was comforting to think how childhood shrank in the rearview mirror of time. That proportion of my life, that giant black hole, would only get smaller and smaller.
Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak
A friend posted this quote on his blog, and I absolutely love it. This is something I sometimes struggle with – so the reminder is good.
There’s this unrealistic expectation that everything we put out into the world is supposed to be profound, but this is my space to be whatever I want to be in that moment, and that’s a lovely thing.
Freya asked me why Jackson wouldn’t be here tonight and I explained that his dad asked to have him because he’s sad and I said no problem.
Freya’s response, “Of course you did, because you’re a good person. You’re one of those lawyers who still knows how to be nice.”
Making small talk is such a fucking nightmare.
There was a comfort in making lists, in knowing just what to put on them, in checking off items accomplished.
The Invited, Jennifer McMahon
I told this to Freya just the other day.