June 11, 2015

There's no one thing that is true. They're all true.
Ernest Hemingway

"Look, I don't like this kind of investigation any more than the rest of you, but I want to go to sleep at night knowing that we've buried the killer and not his crimes. Thank you."
— Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick), The Closer: Good Housekeeping (2005)

I'm not pretending to be ingenuous; I know what I'm doing.
Barbara Kingsolver

(SALLY FIELD) (part 2 of 5)
  • Protested alongside fellow actresses Jane Fonda, Christine Lahti, and playwright Eve Ensler urging the Mexican government to re-investigate the slaying of hundreds of women in Ciudad Juarez, on the Mexico-Texas border. [February 2004]
  • Graduate of Birmingham High School, Van Nuys, California, Class of 1964 with Michael Ovitz, who later became her agent. Field's class voted her "Class Clown". Another fellow student was Cindy Williams.
  • Her Oscar-winning performance as Norma Rae Webster in Norma Rae (1979) was ranked #15 on the American Film Institute's heroes list in their compilation of the 100 years of The Greatest Screen Heroes and Villains.
  • Her favorite movie is Smokey and the Bandit (1977).
  • Turned down the lead role of Alice Hardy in Friday the 13th (1980).
  • Was a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1989.
  • Half-sister of Princess O'Mahoney.

  • Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
    Booker T Washington

  • The most powerful earthquake to strike the United States occurred in 1811 in New Madrid, Missouri. The quake shook more than one million square miles, and was felt as far as 1,000 miles away.
  • In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
  • Babies are born without knee caps. They don’t appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
  • The Bible, the world’s best-selling book, is also the world’s most shoplifted book.
  • More than 1,000 different languages are spoken on the continent of Africa.

  • I'm not an airplane, but I can fly through the sky. I'm not a river, but I'm full of water. What am I?

    Benjamin Franklin
    “Don't overload Gratitude if you do, she'll kick.”

    “I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it.”

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