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Rest In Peace Carrie Fisher  (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016)

“One of the great things to pretend is that you’re not only alright, you’re in great shape. Now to have that come true - I’ve actually gone on stage depressed and that’s worked its magic on me, ‘cause if I can convince you that I’m alright, then maybe I can convince me.”

“I might just split a seam now, if I don’t die laughing first.” 👻🎃
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

“When an animal, a rabbit, say, beds down in a protecting fencerow, the weight and warmth of [its] curled body leaves a mirroring mark upon the ground. The grasses often appear to have been woven into a birdlike nest, and perhaps were caught and pulled around by the delicate claws as [it] turned in a circle before subsiding into rest. This soft bowl in the grasses, this body-formed evidence of hare, has a name, an obsolete but beautiful word: meuse. (Enticingly close to Muse, daughter of Memory, and source of inspiration.) Each of us leaves evidence on the earth that in various ways bears our form, but when I gently press my hand into the rabbit’s downy, rounded meuse it makes me wonder: will all the marks I have left on the world someday be tied up in a box?”

Sally Mann, from “Prologue: The Meuse,” Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs (Little, Brown and Company, 2015)