That ‘writers write’ is meant to be self-evident. People like to say it. I find it is hardly ever true. Writers drink. Writers rant. Writers phone. Writers sleep. I have met very few writers who write at all.
Renata Adler, Speedboat (via lovetheghost)
I thought today that I’d never really seen pictures of the young June Carter, just of later years, usually with Johnny Cash. Also, my image of her was colored strongly by her famous portrayal by Reese Witherspoon (though I have yet to see the Jewel made-for-TV portrayal).
She’s quite a beautiful younger woman, in a Katherine Hepburn sort of way. I’ve always hated that people feel obliged to refer to Kate Hepburn as “handsome”, rather than beautiful. She was a beauty without question or qualification, and I’ve often thought that the “handsome” trend was born from intimidation.