"We cannot know the future. All we can do is face it bravely. We should take heed of those we love and respect. But in the end, we make every decision alone."
- Juliet Marillier, Seer of Sevenwaters
I read that and Heart's Blood...yesterday. Happy dance.
One day I might be the kind of person who replies the question "what are you doing?" with "diphenhydramine" on a bad day.
The miracle of life is always just this - being around people who understand. It doesn't have to be something huge; even getting the small things is pure wonderful. After all, the small things are the ones that set us apart most of the time. There are more of them.
Because, quite frankly, no one wants to be alone. It's the most terrifying thing in the world.