"it is a source of some amazement and amusement to me that despite our incredible complexity and obscene levels of self-absorption..."
"...part of me is afraid to let go of external judgments. if i don’t have them, how can i be sure that i’m okay?..."
"the neighbourhood girls who live across the street, under five, both of them, tromp through the early morning rain with enthusiasm..."
"you can’t know what you don’t know. i heard this phrase the other day, or read it somewhere, and it has become stuck in my brain. it’s important, i think, and yet i’m having difficulty wrapping my head around it."
"because i am a girl the simple becomes complex and fraught. not the science though many would suggest it is beyond my grasp; not the philosophy which is embedded in the female mind through chick lit and magazines early on..."