"Be passionate in other areas, but in matters of the heart, be mindful to use caution. Your heart isn't something to give freely and without thought. It should be protected at all costs.."
"The mirror exposed time's passage, yes, but it eclipsed her heart's true mileage. The lined face, the extra pounds, the hair chemically treated to hide its gray. Each year the body was hers, but her mind was out of sync with her reflection Always playing catch-up, trying to rearrange the scrambled pieces of her life."
"The future is the one that you can count on not abandoning you, kid, he'd said. The future always finds you. Stand still, and it will find you. The way the land just has to run to the sea." -Marianne Wiggins
"Your life is still your life... You're still here, inconveniently breathing, watching the sun go down and the moon come up regardless of whether you think it's got a damn nerve showing its shiny face every day."
"Just dinner. The innocence of the phrase is deceptive, as deceptive as the dinner itself would turn out to be. Diner with friends, a table for four. Dinner with people she thought she knew and loved. As it turns out, no one is who she believed they were, least of all herself.."
One of my favorite weekend traditions is to make pancakes for brunch on Sundays. I’m always interested in trying out new recipes for pancakes but now and then it’s nice to return to my favorite recipe.
This book was a twisty roller coaster ride that had me flipping backward through pages looking for clues that I may have missed.