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Endings

Overheard bit of conversation between law students on the last morning of exams:

"You know, I usually feel like crying when things end. But I don't feel like crying now. This is the first time I've gotten to an ending and been, like, you know...really happy."

I usually get sad when things end too, but not when I hate them. I wonder if the person I overheard hated law school. I hope not. The years that go by when you're hating what you're doing are like lost years that you can't have back. It's too bad we can't always tell in advance which things we'll hate doing. Sometimes those things sneak up and bite us on the ass. Figuratively speaking, of course.

Comments

For a moment I thought this quote was about the Friends finale.

I cry when things end because I have one less thing to bitch about.