I thought I would start my annual re-read of Dune  this summer but it appears I’ve taken a detour into re-reading Laurie Colwin. That’s ok, though; she’s a delight. From Happy All the Time: 

“That’s just it,” said Vincent. “I keep waiting around for someone to tell me to shape up, but no one does. I keep thinking that when I’m older, I’ll get a grip on all this. One morning, I’ll wake up and be a grownup.”

“No, you won’t,” said Guido. “You’ll just wake up and feel tireder than usual and then you’ll find that you’ve run out of patience with a lot of things you thought were normal.”