A good meal, you see, is all about unexpected delight: it’s one thing for food to simply “taste good,” but a real master can make it taste good in a way that surprises you. And for that to work, you have to start from a place where you can permit yourself to be surprised. And, interestingly enough, the person eating has to cooperate for that to really be successful.
I’m a decent cook. I’m an outstanding eater. – Steven Brust
Hold onto your ideas of what could be.
Puppet strings are also support—but we’re capable of supporting ourselves.
And down at my core is the hottest part.
It’s never too late to change.
We can take the time we need to care for ourselves.