Nora Ephron: In Her Own Words

Nora Ephron: In Her Own Words

This is from her book I Remember Nothing

What I Won’t Miss
Dry skin
Bad dinners like the one we went to last night
E-mail
Technology in general
My closet
Washing my hair
Bras
Funerals
Illness everywhere
Polls that show that 32 percent of the American people believe in creationism
Polls
Fox
The collapse of the dollar
Joe Lieberman
Clarence Thomas
Bar mitzvahs
Mammograms
Dead flowers
The sound of the vacuum cleaner
Bills
E-mail. I know I already said it, but I want to emphasize it.
Small print
Panels on Women in Film
Taking off makeup every night

What I Will Miss
My kids
Nick
Spring
Fall
Waffles
The concept of waffles
Bacon
A walk in the park
The idea of a walk in the park
The park
Shakespeare in the Park
The bed
Reading in bed
Fireworks
Laughs
The view out the window
Twinkle lights
Butter
Dinner at home just the two of us
Dinner with friends
Dinner with friends in cities where none of us lives
Paris
Next year in Istanbul
Pride and Prejudice
The Christmas tree
Thanksgiving dinner
One for the table
The dogwood
Taking a bath
Coming over the bridge to Manhattan
Pie

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Comments

NB

Here's what I learned from NoraEphron:

1. Everything really is copy, especially when you can find the humor in it.

2. Divorce is a dish best served with a good recipe.

3. Save the Italian for the next marriage.

amy ferris

thank you melissa. all my love.

Therese Shechter

This is the first Nora Ephron tribute that literally reduced me to tears. Thanks, Melissa.

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