Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, about 1969
We used to casually say “Have a nice day.” Now we say “Stay safe.”
Early autumn, 1968. My Peace Corps group arrived in Kabul the evening before. When I arose the next morning and looked out the hotel window, this is what I saw. School girls.
I remember when Beirut was the Paris of the east.
Not all things in life are certain–memories are
My mother, written in 1979, age 89
Tax day has been moved to July 15. I’m going to wait until the government declares that we pay no taxes this year
“Ooh, let’s try this. If I do this, you do that.” And we would just do it.
I won an Emmy on a Sunday night, and Tuesday at 9:30 in the morning, I was showing butt crack walking down the street. But the transition was frighteningly easy. Jim [Carrey] and I had met a couple times in the months leading up to [production], but we hadn’t done anything, so we just started shooting. Jim would just go, “Ooh, let’s try this. If I do this, you do that.” And we would just do it.
From The Guardian, February 23, 2020