• Maybe this is not a come-down-from-the-ledge story. But I tell it with the thought that the woman on the ledge will ask herself a question, the question that occurred to that man in Bogota. He wondered how we know that what happens to us isn't good?

    Amy Hempel, Rick Moody (2007). “The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel”, p.74, Simon and Schuster