Monday Morning Wake-Up Call

Freud, one of the grand masters of narrative, knew that the past is not fixed in the way that linear time suggests. We can return. We can pick up what we dropped. We can mend what others broke.

Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? (Grove Press, March 6, 2012) 

Portrait: CCCB


  1. That was such a good book. I love how you pick out parts that make us think.

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  2. Often one’s life quest

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  3. Realizing this more with every passing day. It’s somehow comforting…. 🙂

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  4. We love all the books of Jeanette Winteson, she is clever and funny, isn’t she?
    Keep well
    The Fab Four of Cley
    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

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  5. Haven’t read her work, but the title is wise–happy can be evanescent but normal suggests being in the present…being “real.”

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