A Year by the Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman Quotes

Joan Anderson
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"I found a sort of comfort going into a marriage where my role as resident nurturer was already defined, and thought I'd fix his melancholia somehow, lifting him above the darkness he had grown so used to carrying."
Chap. 1, Ebb Tide, pp. 3-4

"'Never swim without someone watching from the shore' was always the rule; I'm breaking that one now, along with so many others."
Chap. 3, Seal Sense, p. 33

"I stopped using my body after the hopscotch period of life, avoided gym class for fear of messing up my hair, wouldn't be caught dead sweating, as it was considered unfeminine."
Chap. 8, Getting My Feet Wet, p. 86

"I just want a body that works, that is durable and resilient, that can climb a mountain, carry grandbabies on its back, be vital and energized even after a long day."
Chap. 8, Getting My Feet Wet, p. 90

"Real connection seems to happen that...

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