Quotation by M.F.K. Fisher

...I never thought of anything but a long full life with my love, but a heavy foreboding hit me about two years into this planned bliss, when he said firmly that we must never go back to the fishing village where we had spent our first Christmas. And a cruel mixture of disbelief and sadness filled me as I came to understand how thoroughly and firmly he stood by his conviction, that if people know real happiness anywhere, they must never expect to find it there again.... So that year we went to Nuremberg, and the next year Strasbourg and and and, but we never returned to any place we had been before, because once, according to his private calendar, we had been there. And in a few more years we parted. You might say that we ran out of places.
M.F.K. Fisher (1908–1992), U.S. culinary writer and autobiographer. The Sophisticated Traveler, Afterword (1985).

Recalling her first marriage, which began when she was twenty-one.
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