Sometimes after reading for long periods of time, Carli would find herself going through the narration of her life in her head. She repeatedly tried to piece together thought provoking phrases or introductions into a compelling story line that she might want to read herself. Carli Ihde
had always thought of her life as varied and interesting, but maybe that’s what everyone else thought about their own lives as well. Besides, if she started writing it, what would be the plot-twisting resolution that would lead to the unpredictable yet, happy conclusion? She had to live it first before she could write it. She knew then that she had to start living.
-Autobiography of Carli Ihde