-the redhead-: yeah well, I'm broke too. But we still muddle along, eh? It's that having high expectations and standards thing - sometimes it's a huge pain in the ass....
M******: right. but if you drop your standards, you're screwed in a different way. ah well.
-the redhead-: *nod*
-the redhead-: Damned if we do, damned if we don't
M******: as with most things.
-the redhead-: But in the end I'd rather be driven from within than from without, by others.