My Sunday’s soundtrack, every Sunday.
Anything is the sort of thing anyone would do, given the right circumstances.
—Margaret Atwood, in Lady Oracle (via howtheheartbends)
What he didn’t know was that behind my compassionate smile was a set of tightly clenched teeth, and behind that a legion of voices, crying, What about me? What about my own pain? When is it my turn? But I’d learned to stifle those voices, to be calm and receptive.
—Joan, Lady Oracle (Margaret Atwood)
You can’t change the past, Aunt Lou used to say. Oh, but I wanted to; that was the one thing I really wanted to do. Nostalgia convulsed me.
—Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood (via froeken-maerkvaerdig)
the little 5 year old girl I babysit
- me: What you do think about the princess marrying another princess?
- her: Instead of the prince?
- me: Instead of the prince
- her: So her daughter would have two mommies?
- me: Yes
- her: two princess mommies...
- her: fabulous