"We’ve run marathons together on all seven continents."
"You ran a marathon in Antarctica?"
"Ran it? She won it!"
"I have a Masters in history, a Masters in anthropology, and a PhD in education."
"What would you say has been your greatest accomplishment?"
(Mexico City, Mexico)
"I went on a tour of Italy when I was younger, and when I saw The Coliseum in Rome, I said to myself: ‘It doesn’t look like I imagined.’ A stranger standing next to me thought I was talking to him. We got married exactly one year later."
|—||Jenny Offill, Dept. of Speculation. (via paperbackgirl)|
"I’m always checking the Wikipedia pages of my idols to see where they were at my age."
Fiona H (‘Nona’) is a great human being. I thought I’d leave this here so she’d find it on Tumblr and smile.
"I was hoping I’d be somebody by now."
Whistler’s Florrie, James McNeill Whistler
"It’s the City of Dreams but it’s fucking hard. It seems like there are endless opportunities all around you, and they seem so real and tangible, and then suddenly they dissolve out of nowhere."
“When my husband was dying, I said: ‘Moe, how am I supposed to live without you?’ He told me: ‘Take the love you have for me and spread it around.’”