14. Your life in 7 years.
Andrew: In seven years? I hope to be doing more of the same. I like the area we live in, so I have no plans to move. The house is a solid investment, and so we should still be there. I have some long term goals about buying several businesses and running them, but of course it depends on the market. I’m already planning for the Chinese market to fall, and with it will go the resources market. So I need to be on top of that. Diversification is the key. I’m sure in seven years all will be fine.
Paul: I think you’re forgetting one major thing.
Andrew: What’s that?
Paul: In seven years your daughter will be eleven, nearly twelve.
Andrew: Yes. So?
Paul: What happens to girls’ bodies around this time?
Andrew: What do you…? Oh, no. No, no. I’m not talking to her about anything to do with that. You can do that job. You’re a nurse.
Paul: Shall I give you a little hint? On the ward I’m outnumbered twenty-to-one. There are usually so many female nurses around that I rarely have to deal with the female stuff.
Andrew: Shit. Her mother is just going to have to explain it all to her then.
Paul: Start saving your money for the phone bills then.
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