Posts Tagged ‘Mary Karr’


you keep catching yourself projecting poverty & doing your best to nip it. not at all of service to you. just read “On Being” transcript with Mary Karr: what is the source of your information? being poor once doesn’t mean you’re doomed to poverty. or even frugality.

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Dominant Hand: I’ve gotten to the part of [Mary Karr’s] Lit where she’s going to AA meetings & starting to pray/ask for help. One woman told her her higher power was her non-drinking self. I’m kind of leaning toward Little Betty [my inner child].

read Penelope Lively quote about children being the only ones who can see things clearly, not colored by previous experience. you have many distinct memories of early childhood. 

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