“I pointed to the wound. “It’s missing,” I said.
My grandmother smiled, and that was all it took for me to stop seeing the scar, and to recognize her again. “Yes,” she said. “But see how much of me is left?”
“One hears it a lot on airplanes: “Make sure you have your own mask on, before helping others with theirs.””
Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket), upon being asked “What’s your very best life advice?”