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I’m staring at the insurance man and he’s staring at me, two cold gray eyes behind old-fashioned tortoiseshell frames, and I’m having this awful and inspiring feeling, like holy moly this is real, and I don’t know if I’m ready, I really ...more

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Vivid account of the author's mother, a successful number runner in Detroit in the 1960s and beyond. Fannie Davis faced discrimination at work, in her personal life, and at the bank. She couldn't buy a home for her family because of redlining, so she ...more
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"Ma'am knows about your advantage in life and would really like to see it." --how a friend relayed Princess Margaret's request to see the twelve-inch flaccid pen¡s of a stranger

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Agatha Christie
“Never do anything yourself that others can do for you.”
Agatha Christie, The Labours of Hercules

Betty MacDonald
“Another female household-hinter gave me a recipe for a big hearty main dish of elbow macaroni, mint jelly, lima beans, mayonnaise and cheese baked until 'hot and yummy.' Unless my taste buds are paralyzed, this dish could be baked until hell freezes over and it might get hot but never 'yummy.”
Betty MacDonald, Onions in the Stew

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai, The Teaching of Buddha

Walter M. Miller Jr.
“You don’t have a soul, Doctor. You are a soul. You have a body, temporarily.”
Walter M. Miller Jr., A Canticle for Leibowitz

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