It is a house on the beach. Honora doesn't mind renting - despite its age and all its flaws, the old house is the perfect place for a new marriage. She and Sexton throw themselves into fixing it up, just as they throw themselves into their new life together. Each morning, Honora collects sea... read more
“She is on the other side of something now, removed forever from who she was only yesterday.”
“It’s trash,” he says. “It’s garbage. Other people’s garbage.” “Really?” she says. “I think it’s kind of beautiful.”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
“The only problem with looking for sea glass,” Sexton says one day when he and Honora are walking along the beach, “is that you never look up. You never see the view. You never see the houses or the ocean because you’re afraid you’ll miss something in the sand.”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
a small stain on a beautifully embroidered tablecloth one wanted to buy, only later to discover, when it was on the table and all the guests were seated around it, that the stain had become a beacon, while the beautiful embroidery lay hidden in everybody’s laps.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
The glass is cloudy, as though a fog were trapped within the weathered shard.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
of trust and hope and modest dreams—was gone. What replaced it was still a marriage, she thinks now, as a play will still be called a play, though the characters and the dialogue and even the tone of the drama may be so radically altered as to be almostHighlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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