All posts tagged “lima

Mistakes I’ve Made

“…he did seem to carry around a history of defeat, of troubles borne and lessons learned. He had an air too of gallant accommodation towards whatever choices had gone wrong or chances hadn’t panned out.” —Alice Munro, “Family Furnishings” Show me that man who will… Read More

Reflections on Lima

1. It’s a big, ugly city—yes. But everywhere one finds splashes of beauty amidst the ugliness. Lima startles but seldom jars. In contrast, consider Vancouver, prettified and perfect, where an entire perspective is fragile to a syringe. Is it better to be startled with beauty… Read More