Monthly Archives: May 2010

a thousand ways

In New York that summer, especially at dusk, in the Village or in midtown or on the Upper West Side, walking in a crowd of people or looking up at all the lit windows of an office or apartment building, I could feel like there were a thousand ways my life could go.

—Melissa Bank, from The Wonder Spot


like accordions

Time passes, and you resume. Later in life, like accordions, those relationships can snap back together, if you let friendships be living, breathing things.

—Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., from “When Friendships Fray”