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I like geography best, he said, because your mountains & rivers know the secret. Pay no attention to boundaries.

- Brian Andreas, Story People: Selected Stories & Drawings of Brian Andreas

I was waiting for the longest time, she said. I thought you forgot.It is hard to forget, I said, when there is such an empty space when you are gone.

- Brian Andreas, Story People: Selected Stories & Drawings of Brian Andreas

The first time her laughter unfurled its wings in the wind, we knew that the world would never be the same”-

- Brian Andreas

I have a renewed commitment to elegance, she said, in case you think I'm just spending money for the fun of it.

- Brian Andreas

I used to believe my father about everything but then I had children myself & now I see how much stuff you make up just to keep yourself from going crazy.

- Brian Andreas, Story People: Selected Stories & Drawings of Brian Andreas

I read once that the ancient Egyptians had fifty words for sand & the Eskimos had a hundred words for snow. I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep & there are no words for that.

- Brian Andreas, Story People: Selected Stories & Drawings of Brian Andreas

There are lives I can imagine without children but none of them have the same laughter & noise.

- Brian Andreas

There was a single blue line of crayon drawn across every wall in the house. What does it mean? I asked. A pirate needs the sight of the sea, he said and then he pulled his eye patch down and turned and sailed away.

- Brian Andreas, Story People: Selected Stories & Drawings of Brian Andreas

I used to wait for a sign, she said, before I did anything. Then one night I had a dream & an angel in black tights came to me & said, you can start any time now, & then I asked is this a sign? & the angel started laughing & I woke up. Now, I think the whole world is filled with signs, but if there's no laughter, I know they're not for me.

- Brian Andreas

I sometimes wake in the early morning & listen to the soft breathing of my child & I think to myself, this is one thing I will never regret & I carry that quiet with me all day long.

- Brian Andreas

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.