Time was, Promised Land, facing northwest on the shore of Gardiner’s Bay, was a port of some importance

“What do I really want to do now? Or in the future?”

We did not adopt him; he adopted us

Almost nothing could have pleas­ed me more as the holidays came on than to see several of my grandchildren in performances

More than once I said if we got a pig, I would move out to the shed

There are very few humans who exhibit that charity, that superior strength, which can come out of suffering

According to Manohla Dargis, a film critic for The New York Times, “Shirley Clarke is one of the great undertold stories of American independent cinema.”

If I had known how hungry the deer were going to be, I might have been more watchful

There is much that parents cannot know about their kids’ days

I doubt, though, that you can ever escape Christmas