The obvious takes much longer.
What do you think?
My friend drove a beat-up car with a stick shift. We called it the Batmobile, but this is just an aside and not pertinent to the point, though just the name conjures up a lackadaisical delicious distraction of tumbling years of memories, thanks, Jenne, oops, back to the point. One day she took me to the pipeline site parking lot out by Baxter Labs to teach me to shift. After bucking the car across the lot, a door flew open, our school books fell out, and somehow I ran right over them.
"Why do you always do things the hard way?" she said.
I didn't know then and I don't know now. Could today's quote have some relationship to this?
Hint: "always do things the hard way?"