"I think it is most admirable," said Alice, "that you gave up a thriving law practice to be with this lovely child."
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Doris K. Elston: Brain Surgeon, Professional Model, Artist, Lawyer....Plus Mother of Four.
"It's New York. It wants you back."
"On the other hand, my weekends are seven days long."
"I'm learning to let go and have fun."
"Tell us again how you took five thousand head out to Kansas City and made it back in time to pick up the kids from gymnastics."
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"Honey, you're sleepworking again."
"You're on vacation. Stop trying to type things."
"Just because it doesn't feel like summer to you. . ."
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"Of course you're busy. We're all busy."
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"Sir, I'm leaving my high-paying job in the manufacturing industry for a low-paying job in a service industry, because that's what's happening."
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"Conrad is so much happier now that he's put everything in storage."
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"Can you juggle a household, three kids, and a career?"
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"I'm a stay-at-work dad."
"I'm binge working tonight."
"It's such a bummer, but it looks like I'll have to work for the next thirty or forty years."
"Must you precede everything you say with 'This is your captain speaking'?"
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"This family who came with the frame made it clear they want no contact with me."
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"You need to stop taking your work home with you. Take mine instead."
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"Must you always bring your work home?"
"I'd love to, but I can't today, Larry. I'm working on my marriage."
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"Must I sacrifice family for career?"
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"I'm slowly weaning myself off employment."
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"I just got home. Can you call back tomorrow when I'm still at work?"
"I can't remember - do I work at home or do I live at work?"
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