The distances between stars

Besides realizing that two glasses of wine can make you drunk, I have had this realization: that you can look at something, close your eyes and see it again and still know nothing – like staring at the sky to figure out the distances between stars.

– Ann Beattie


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3 Comments

  1. Posted June 29, 2012 at 6:41 am | Permalink

    Oh goodness. She speaks a truth that soars right through my chest. (And another that is always true for me: any more than 2 glasses and I have a hangover in my future.)

  2. Posted June 29, 2012 at 7:20 am | Permalink

    I love this…
    Found you via “but then I had kids”. Loving your blog too. Holding onto those everyday moments has been a journey for me as well.
    Best,
    Tina

  3. Kathryn
    Posted June 29, 2012 at 7:26 am | Permalink

    Haha – thought this was your voice at first! 🙂