Tag: Northern Exposure

I guess what I’m trying to say is, I don’t think you can measure life in terms of years. I think longevity doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with happiness. I mean happiness comes from facing challenges and going

‘Northern Exposure.’ I loved that show; I loved the way it was able to have episodes where somebody finds a woolly mammoth, he calls the museum in New York, they send a guy out, and the mammoth’s gone because

A person has three choices in life. You can swim against the tide and get exhausted, or you can tread water and let the tide sweep you away, or you can

Marriage. It’s like a cultural hand-rail. It links folks to the past and guides them to the future. —Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Our Wedding, 1992

Sexually, we are all competing for the same seat on the bus and the thing that holds it together is the tightly held conceit that we are all sexual gods. How can I believe in my

We all carry around so much pain in our hearts. Love and pain and beauty. They all seem to go together like one little tidy confusing package. It’s a messy business, life. It’s hard to

Marriage is the union of disparate elements. Male and female. Yin and yang. Proton and electron. What are we talking about here? Nothing less than the very tension that binds the universe. You see, when we look at marriage, people, we’re are looking at creation itself. “I am the sky,” says the Hindu bridegroom to

Dreams are postcards from our subconscious, inner self to outer self, right brain trying to cross that moat to the left. Too often they come back unread: “return to sender, addressee unknown.” That’s a shame because

Words are a heavy thing…they weigh you down. If birds talked, they couldn’t fly. —Sy Rosen and Christian Williams, Northern Exposure

George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping? —Jeff Melvoin, Northern Exposure, Bolt from the Blue, 1994

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