It would be easy to look back at the circumstances, or our age, or our lack of life experience and blame those reasons for
“Love is not a being word, it is an action word."
This summer I was invited to the Mendocino Writers Conference, where at the opening reception in downtown Mendocino (where one can't help but evoke Jessica Fletcher of Murder, She Wrote) each presenter was asked to come to the microphone to share their best piece of writing advice.
Internet personality and YouTube star Ingrid Nilsen shares her favorite inspirational quote.
"Go, even though you love him. Go, even though he is kind and faithful and dear to you. Go, even though he's your best friend
"I had my dream in my grasp and I was too weak to hold it."
Welcome to the wee hours. That strange disembodied patch of time after the kids have gone to bed and the house is finally quiet, otherwise known as "your time" -- if you can keep your eyes open long enough and your hands off the wine.
If you've ever wondered why certain quotes resonate with you, this is it.