“Sometimes I remind myself that I almost skipped the party, that I almost went to a different college, that the whim of a minute could have changed everything and everyone. Our lives, so settled, so specific, are built on happenstance.”
—Anna Quindlen, from Every Last One (Random House, 2010)
- me: *on my phone*
- grandma: do you ever put that thing down?
- me: *puts phone down*
- me: why did you ruin the economy?