This is what life does. It lets you walk up to the store to buy breakfast and the paper, on a stiff knee. It lets you choose the way you have your eggs, your coffee. Then it sits a fisherman down beside you at the counter who says, Last night the channel was full of starfish.
by Eleanor Lerman "Are you sure this is what you want to do, Ed?" "Yes. I'm sure." "You're not going to come back to work?" "I don't think so. No." "Then you should apply for Social Security disability soon.