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"We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming." -Anna Quindlen

"We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming, Our own consciousness in someone else's mind." Anna Quindlen That is exactly why I read in bed, every night, more important than sleep.

"I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating mostly consists of building enough bookshelves." - Anna Quindlen

The best way to decorate

"I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating mostly consists of building enough bookshelves." - Anna Quindlen One of mine does.

Simini Blocker; quote by Anna Quindlen #books #quotes

Uppercase planner October illustration (and slight Barb tribute because it was the week I was watching Stranger Things)

“If you win the rat race, you’re still a rat.”  Anna Quindlen   Online Empowerment is about the end of the social media rat race! websitemarketingtipsandsupport.com

“If you win the rat race, you’re still a rat.” Anna Quindlen Online Empowerment is about the end of the social media rat race!

Treasure the DOING and not the getting it done #motherhood #annaquindlen #quote

Treasure the DOING a little more – Refashion your life – wk 20

"When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work." - Anna Quindlen #SmartMom

When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work. – Anna Quindlen When in doubt, choose the kids.

Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak | Brain Pickings

Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak

Everybody needs to be quiet near a little stream and listen Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak

"What is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself." — Anna Quindlen

Quote About Being Yourself - Anna Quindlen

"What is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself." Be You

Looking for a heartfelt, engaging read? Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen is worth a read.

10 Books with Family Secrets You'll Never See Coming

Read ↠ Miller s Valley [Book] By Anna Quindlen – Depository Books 2017

Every Last One - this is a great book!   Highly recommended.   If you decide to read it, just read it without reading the book jacket or any on-line reviews, they will spoil it for you.   Trust me on this, you will love this book.

Every Last One by AnnaQuindlen

STILL LIFE WITH BREAD CRUMBS - A superb love story from Anna Quindlen, the #1 New York Times bestselling author.

Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen

Still Life With Bread Crumbs: Anna Quindlen& novel Still Life With Bread Crumbs tells the unlikely love story between a photographer reevaluating her life and the roofer she meets along the way.

Still Life with Bread Crumbs  A superb love story from Anna Quindlen, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Rise and Shine, Blessings, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life

Still Life with Bread Crumbs: A Novel by Anna Quindlen. begins with an imagined gunshot and ends with a new tin roof. Between the two is a wry and knowing portrait of Rebecca Winter, a photographer whose work made her an unlikely heroine for many women.

So true. I did realize at the time that those moments are fleeting but I still would like to travel back to those times sometimes..

Life rushing past

“What’s really hard, and really AMAZING, is giving upon being perfect and beginning the work of BECOMING YOURSELF.” Anna Quindlen

“What’s really hard, and really AMAZING, is giving upon being perfect and beginning the work of BECOMING YOURSELF.” Anna Quindlen

Thank you, Anna Quindlen!

Used Oct 17 Thank you, Anna Quindlen!

A finished person is a boring person -- Anna Quindlen

A finished person is a boring person -- Anna Quindlen