Get a telephone that only echoes back your voice. Call every day and talk about many things.
I am famous in the family for beginning to cry in the cinema at the beginning of a film
Ellen Aronson, Cambridge, Massachusetts
I’ve always thought you’ve made it in life if you’re written up in the New Yorker or appear on Letterman.
Nancy Phillips, Ibid.
(To 38-year-old Midwestern relative)