We just returned from parents’ weekend at our daughter’s college, and we’re worried about her.
She seems so happy.
If I measure her against today’s youth who populate the long-form websites that decry the horribleness of everything, she’s quite out of step with her demographical cohort. She lives close to a transit stop but hasn’t considered gluing herself to the tracks to protest Climate Extinction. She seems to interact with young men in a way that suggests they are not ravening Bluebeards fingering the ampules of knockout drugs in their pocket.
Her roommate is worse — she’s from India, studying neuroscience, and seems …