Semple Quote Posted on June 24, 2015September 8, 2015 by Mark Pearson ‘Can you believe the weather?’ . . . ‘Actually, I CAN believe the weather. What I can’t believe is that I’m actually having a conversation about the weather.'” —Maria Semple, Where’d You Go, Bernadette The Author Mark Pearson Mark is a cofounder of Libro.fm. He lives in Seattle where he enjoys running in the rain, playing tennis when the sun makes an appearance, over and undercooking food, and reading The New York Times on paper.