“And for an instant, then, Walter experienced a sensation of something about to happen around him. It wasn’t clear what. But a sensation of impendment. Neither good nor bad. Though it also occurred to him that if he could just pause in his thinking now, not follow his thoughts any further, just breathe, then this sensation would in all likelihood develop into nothing bad.”In other words, things will get better if we let them. Is that true? And is that what the story says?
March 3, 2008: “Leaving for Kenosha” by Richard Ford