Jacob Lawrence, The Lovers (1946)
February 6, 2008:
My fantasy was that she'd miss me so much she'd turn around
and come straight back, at the intermediate airport where
she had to change planes.
Instead she waited more than a full day to call to say she'd
I suppose there's no special irony in this. Just one example of the
standard disconnect between expectation and outcome at the heart of
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