Monthly Archives: August 2016

Greeks in Hawaii

The 35th Annual Greek Festival on Magic Island in Honolulu

Good food, music, and dancing –

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Is That All There Is?

“In a way, all writing… is an arduous and thankless exercise, not unlike faith in God.  Sometimes, when you are in the act of writing you feel part of a preordained plan, someone else’s design. That someone else might as well be God.  And then one day you rear back and survey everything you have done, and think. Is that all God had in mind? But it’s all you got.”   from Roger Rosenblatt in The New York Times Sunday Book Review.

A Person Gets Tired

depressed-girl-clipart-clipart-panda-free-clipart-images-DiFf4T-clipart    A quote from Elizabeth Strout’s My Name is Lucy Barton, nominated for the Man Booker Prize this year:

“A person gets tired. The mind or the soul or whatever word we have for what-ever is not just the body gets tired, and this, I have decided, is – usually, mostly – nature helping us. I was getting tired.  I think  – but I don’t know – that he was getting tired too.”