“Go for broke. Always try and do too much. Dispense with safety nets. Take a deep breath before you begin talking. Aim for the stars. Keep grinning. Be bloody-minded. Argue with the world. And never forget that writing is as close as we get to keeping a hold on the thousand and one things–childhood, certainties, cities, doubts, dreams, instants, phrases, parents, loves–that go on slipping , like sand, through our fingers.” ― Salman Rushdie
As you may know by now, renowned author Salman Rushdie was attacked and seriously injured at our beloved Chautauqua Institution. I want to honor his creativity and courage by sharing his words with all of you. I pray for his recovery and the triumph of love over hate and truth over censorship.