“Why are you doing this to yourself, Molly? You’re too busy to breathe these days. You’re going to kill yourself before it’s done.”

“Because doing all of this – this two jobs, grad school, poor-house-inducing house-buying stuff – is important to me. I will be fine, just a little stressed and sleep-deprived.”

“And the end result: are you going to be rich … or smart?”

“I am going to be happy.”

“You’re not there yet?”

“I will be.”