She never washed her hair two days in a row. When asked why not, she always replied that the very idea that you had to was just another way for The Man to steal more time out of your day.
After his sister became a psychologist, he found himself confiding less and less in her. There was the same level of trust, and she never tried to “fix” him; but he didn’t want to appear to be using her services for free.
We’ve been downing this wine for hours, as though it could enhance our collective brilliance. We keep pouring out questions and trying to taste an answer.
He didn’t quite know how to advise his daughter: “It’s one thing to mock a ‘no alarms and no surprises’ mentality; but then again, no one wants a bad surprise.” She looked a little bewildered, so he added, “I guess all we’re saying is that fears shouldn’t prevent you from taking risks.”