—From a great distance, the calling of sandhill cranes sounds like people chanting.
—Sadness must be dragged along. Happiness carries you.
—Few things are more unnerving than an absolutely still forest.
—The word “stuff,” though common and indefinite, has become my new favorite word. It is a word with towering possibilities. It is a blank wanting to be filled. If I say “good stuff” in a room filled with twenty people, twenty different images of “good stuff” will appear in the room.