Accepting the Way Things Are

There are people who won’t say what they want in life and have a kind of pride or weakness in refusing to change things for the better. The wind in Berkeley is blowing up a storm. Meanwhile, a good friend has a brain tumor, and there’s nothing he can do about it. It is sad, in the simple view of happiness that such things happen, or that we don’t get enough love and money.

6 November 1982