I remember being in a 711, grabbing a cup of coffee. I ran into this acquaintance that always intrigued me, very on the edge. I was excited to hear what he had been up to since our last meeting at a mutual friend’s party. He had 7 kids and went through the tedious, boring details of what each one of his kids was doing - all destined for the Olympics, Pulitzer Prize winners, Knighthood by the Queen. I stood there stunned. When he finished, he looked at me, waited for my response. I said, I asked how you were doing. I turned and walked out of the store.