The distances between stars

Besides realizing that two glasses of wine can make you drunk, I have had this realization: that you can look at something, close your eyes and see it again and still know nothing – like staring at the sky to figure out the distances between stars.

– Ann Beattie

3 thoughts on “The distances between stars”

  1. Oh goodness. She speaks a truth that soars right through my chest. (And another that is always true for me: any more than 2 glasses and I have a hangover in my future.)

  2. I love this…
    Found you via “but then I had kids”. Loving your blog too. Holding onto those everyday moments has been a journey for me as well.

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