It is the way to educate your eye.
Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop.
Die knowing something.
You are not here long.
What the world needs is to be loved better.
George Saunders wrote this about Grace Paley
A: oh, I’ve no idea how it works. Nobody knows how it works, I’ve never met anybody who knows how it works. If we knew where stories come from we’d go back to that place and look for more, or avoid it.
Claire Keegan interviewed by Eleanor Wachtel on CBC.