After decades in which I knew him from afar, my grandfather now lives 10 minutes away. I wasn’t used to having him around, and now he’s everywhere.
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“I remember Peter called me from a conference and said, ‘Something’s wrong with my leg. It feels numb.’ ”
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“I know there’s no relief for Norma. I just pray that she dies a happy death.”
“We have a very active Google calendar. And we are good at finding moments to hook up with people that don’t take time from the other.”
“I was mad at his family, because his family has a lot of adultery in it, so I was like, Oh, thanks a lot for giving me this dude.”
“I have no idea how much is in his account. I think he told me like a month ago, and I remember being like, oh, really?”
“We were one-percenters. It’s kind of addictive at first … but then we started to lose ourselves in the process.”
“My girlfriends are always like, ‘Did you decide yet?’ It’s like, no, we’re working on it.”
Finally getting their parents’ blessing was like “pulling off the biggest heist.”