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"We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming." Anna Quindlen (Anna has a new book out this month: "Still Life With Bread Crumbs".)

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My parents don't know that I'm panromantic yet,,,,, I'm so scared to tell them, that I'll probably wait another year or two... Maybe until I'm in high school...

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not to mention teenage pregnancy, rape, dress codes... "People always blame the girl; she should have said no. A monosyllable, but conventional wisdom has always been that boys can't manage it." -Anna Quindlen

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Designer Junko Shimada- "The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. ~Anna Quindlen

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“I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me. ” Anna Quindlen

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fahdes: “The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” Anna Quindlen

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The best way to decorate

"I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves." - Anna Quindlen

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“I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.” - Anna Quindlen

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