It is wonderful to travel so far so quickly, but terrible to have to leap over all the hurdles it throws in your way

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