For $60, I once bought a neck massage at a 'massage parlor' that advertised in 'The Washington Post.'
I am the most skilled parallel parker the world has ever known.
I felt like I was never going to be a great writer. I felt like I was going to be a good writer at best. I wanted to be great at something.
Sometimes, homely things are done for the best reasons in the world and thus achieve a beauty of their own.
The Pulitzer is a crapshoot. Your piece has to hit a few people the right way at the right moment.