This interaction lasted about an hour. Our lives have greatly diverged. To her, perhaps my life seems chaotic, but also somewhat glamorous and care-free. Her life seems a bit confining and conventional, but also stable. She is loved by her husband and her children and all her needs are met. But as they say, everyone has their cross to bear.
She has a thousand little worries every day: wiping noses, checking homework, carpool, discipline and loving her children, getting nutritious meals on the table with still keeping her husband happy lest he stray and carry on with another woman how knows a thing or two about keeping her roots up. I have big boulder kinds of worries like where will I live, how will I make a living and whom shall I love?
Who wants to trade?
* Of course anyone who has had 11th grade English knows that this line is from “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost.