If there's another thing that sportswriting teaches you, it is that there are no transcendent themes in life. In all cases things are here and they're over, and that has to be enough.
1986 The Sportswriter, ch.1.
Married life requires shared mystery even when all the facts are known.Richard Ford
Leaving reminds us what we can part with and what we can't, then offers us something new to look forward to, to dream about.Richard Ford