By Anaïs Nin
Starting with Nin's arrival in big apple, this quantity is stuffed with the tales of her analytical sufferers. there's a shift in emphasis additionally as Nin turns into conscious of the inevitable selection dealing with the artist within the smooth international. "Sensitive and frank...[Nin's] diary is a discussion among flesh and spirit" (Newsweek). Edited and with a Preface via Gunther Stuhlmann; Index.
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He asked me. ” “I’m pretty cold, too,” I told him as my teeth chattered. “I’ve got an idea,” he said. ” I asked him. “Feel the water,” he said. I put my hand in the river and it felt like bathwater. My dad and I jumped into the river and drifted home as we held on to the boat. We talked and laughed the entire way home. I don’t know why I’ve always remembered that experience; I guess it’s because my dad turned a miserable incident into a good memory for me. For once, it wasn’t about toughness and being a man.
It was the first duck I ever shot left-handed, but it would be the first of many. I eventually made the switch to shooting left-handed permanently. It was the hardest obstacle I’ve ever had to overcome in hunting, but it made me a better shot because I’m left-eye dominant. When Mike and I went back to my dad’s house and told him what happened, Phil didn’t believe us, even though we had the teal and bass as evidence. He’d told us about a similar feat many times before, when his friend Hookin’ Bull Thompson pulled in a fish with one hand and shot a duck with the other.
I always believed he was the most self-confident man in the world. One of my friends, Matt, who was a couple of years older than me, was sitting next to me in church. He apparently was very moved by my dad’s sermon. My friend and I had a discussion about the Gospel, and it kind of broke the ice for faith in Christ being a reality in my life. Up until that time, I’d thought about what it meant to be a Christian, but I hadn’t taken the step for myself. I remember riding in the car with my mom going to school one morning.