a river runs through it

so good! here are some quotes from his book. author is norman maclean :

My father was very sure about certain matters pertaining to the universe. To him, all good things – trout as well as eternal salvation – come by grace and grace comes by art and art does not come easy.

 One of life’s quiet excitements is to stand somewhat apart from yourself and watch yourself softly becoming the author of something beautiful, even if it is only a floating ash.
*(aleks sennwald)
I sat there and forgot and forgot, until what remained was the river that went by and I who watched. On the river the heat mirages danced with each other and then they danced through each other and then they joined hands and danced around each other. Eventually the watcher joined the river, and there was only one of us. I believe it was the river.
*(harley weir)

     Undoubtedly, our differences would not have seemed so great if we had not been such a close family. Painted on one side of our Sunday school wall were the words, God Is Love. We always assumed that these three words were spoken directly to the four of us in our family and had no reference to the world outside, which my brother and I soon discovered was full of bastards, the number increasing rapidly the farther one gets from Missoula, Montana.


on unrelated note, i realized everything we do, we do to feel more alive. everything. it can be both a comforting and an isolating thing to acknowledge. these days i’ve been spending too much (debateably, just enough) time in my head. sitting, thinking: a book is a good companion.

on halloween costumes: dhruv wants to go as white face but doesn’t want to be mistaken for a mime. he and oscar suggested for me either sexy lasagna or sexy mitt romney. or sexy malia obama. a definite toss-up between the three.

other news: the new extension of the highline is beautiful, i walked by either zach or cody, don’t know but he was wearing a ponytail, and i wrote a poem quite pertinent to my relationship with boys:
“bad sign”
i thought
he was cute
but then
his pursed lips
reminded me
of an


One Response to “a river runs through it”

  1. Jenny Says:

    glutten free anything is good! check out lula’s on 6th & ave A. i saw zach two weekends ago in front of the fruit cart at union sq.. he looked sooo nyu, plaid green shirt, tiiight jeans, keds & walking like he owned the world.

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