I saw my mother in a different light. We all need to do that. You have to be displaced from what's comfortable and routine, and then you get to see things with fresh eyes, with new eyes.
I was not afraid of what I did not like. To overcome dislike of a thing often satisfied one's feeling of honour.
Religion, you know, enters very deep; in reality it is the deepest impression I have in speaking to people, that they are or that they are not of my religion.
Gerard Manley Hopkins
It's really frustrating when you're an identity-theft victim, and you go to the police and you say, 'This guy in Florida, he stole my name and got a credit card – this is his address,' and they say, 'We don't have jurisdiction in Florida. You need to go to the FBI.'
I'm a survivor, at least that's what everyone tells me.
My dad had always bought and sold gold and other stuff. In '81, he went broke because of real estate, so he moved us to Vegas and opened a small second-hand store. We always wanted a pawn license because there's a lot more money in that.