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Gracie Willert


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The days of old

I wish I could say I had some sassy, critical anecdote to report. It would be better that way. I wish I were feeling contrary or daring. But right now all I really can do is notice how things grow...


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Enough

“I’m so disappointed. You should have been there. You should have been there when your father died. But you left.”


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People like you

In the early twentieth century, The Times sent a question to famous authors of the day asking this: “What’s wrong with our world today?”


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Careless people

"They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back to their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together …”

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