21 February, 2010


i'm not really a horse person, but this book has always been one of my favorites.

{after all, cormac mccarthy is one of the best authors of all time}

and this passage has always stuck with me:

"between the wish and the thing, the world lies waiting"
- alfonso in all the pretty horses by cormac mccarthy

photo from Knot My Day

what do you wish for?


  1. I wish foooorrrrr; love, safety, health, a trip to greece, and endless bank account, and a cupcake. ? :)

  2. Very, very good post filled with lots of meaning.

  3. i love cormac mccarthy... all the pretty horses was one of my favorite books.

    for now i am wishing for a lifetime of happiness with my sweet new husband. i can't wait to see what new adventures life brings us!

  4. A trip to Paris is what I'd wish for... :) Love your blog!

    Xoxo- Emily

  5. So beautiful! I love the simplicity of that quote.

  6. You have an incredible eye for quotes if you picked that one out of a book.

    I suppose I'm wishing for the good I have right now to last forever.

  7. A good nights' sleep and less stress :)

  8. I wish to win the lottery so my boyfriend and I can afford a yacht, a house (or two), new cars...and of course, good health etc... :)



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