“You’re the only one who can take your dreams off the shelf and turn them into reality. You are the only one who
can take I can’t and turn it into I can. You can sit there and watch the years roll by with your dreams unfulfilled, or you can take a chance and live like you’ve never lived before.”
“I had grown up right and had graduated to become a citizen of the world, credit due to many who took those chances on me, but no one more so than Moms. It was so important to me that she know how far I had been able to come, thanks to her.”
″‘If only I knew for sure what the baby will be like’, I said.
‘Take a chance Peter,’ Dad said. ‘The baby won’t necessarily be anything like Fudge.’
‘But it won’t necessarily not be anything like him either,’ I answered.”