Category Archives: friendships

THE BURNING OF BRAZIL

The Cove, JT Winik, 2012 “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.”  ― Marcus Aurelius Frank didn’t understand it either. A purposeless activity, he called it, a waste … Continue reading

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The Poetry Game

Now and then you meet someone with whom it is just so much fun to play. You sit down together and your minds start bouncing about, ricocheting off walls and exploding with laughter. … We call these people friends. And … Continue reading

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RUMINATIONS OF THE HEART — on Valentine’s Day

Heavy Heart, JT Winik, 2006 Throughout evolution, ostracism was death indeed. – Helen Fisher You should read history–look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know. – George Elliot Pain … Continue reading

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AULD LANG SYNE – a toast to Anne

  Papa Hemingway                                                     Running Girls –  JT Winik “Characters who are on the screen from start to finish are not necessarily the ones who have the greatest impact.”—Jeanne Moreau “No one you love is ever truly lost.” – Ernest Hemingway … Continue reading

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