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The Goodbye Quilt The Goodbye Quilt by Susan Wiggs
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“There is something about losing your mother that is permanent and inexpressable - a wound that will never quite heal.”
Susan Wiggs, The Goodbye Quilt
“My adult life has been a patchwork of projects, most of which were fleeting fancies of overreaching vision. I tend to seize on things, only to abandon them due to a lack of time, talent or inclination.”
Susan Wiggs, The Goodbye Quilt
“Scary thought - what if I get to know myself and I'm someone I don't want to be?”
Susan Wiggs, The Goodbye Quilt
“There can be no fooling ourselves into thinking this is something other than what it is—the willful ejection of Molly from our nest. It’s too late for second thoughts, anyway. She has to be moved into her dorm in time for freshman orientation. It’s been marked on the kitchen calendar for weeks—the expiration date on her childhood.”
Susan Wiggs, The Goodbye Quilt
“What I’ve found is that you make time for the things that matter to you. Everyone has the time. It’s just a question of deciding what to do with that time.”
Susan Wiggs, The Goodbye Quilt