My Quarantine

You will always find something in the last place you look

“By focusing on others and their needs, my own problems seemed less unique and, somehow, less pressing.”

grand-bazaar:

1899 Maori Chief - New Zealand

grand-bazaar:

1899 Maori Chief - New Zealand

“I got to remember to not kill myself, not beat myself up, not get too worked up about it. There will be another film, there will be another relationship, or I’ll die and then I’ll be dead.”

“The path forward would seem obvious, if only I knew how many months or years I had left. Tell me three months, I’d just spend time with family. Tell me one year, I’d have a plan (write that book). Give me 10 years, I’d get back to treating diseases. The pedestrian truth that you live one day at a time didn’t help: What was I supposed to do with that day? My oncologist would say only: “I can’t tell you a time. You’ve got to find what matters most to you.””

theparisreview:

“Elmore was the coolest guy I knew … Unlike most dads, Elmore didn’t preach or give a lot advice. ‘You can be whatever you want,’ he would say. ‘Just do it well.’” Elmore Leonard remembered by his son.
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just do it well

theparisreview:

“Elmore was the coolest guy I knew … Unlike most dads, Elmore didn’t preach or give a lot advice. ‘You can be whatever you want,’ he would say. ‘Just do it well.’” Elmore Leonard remembered by his son.

For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

just do it well