• They would always be a family, but if she'd learned anything in the past few weeks it was that a family wasn't a static thing. There were always changes going on. Like with continents, sometimes the changes were invisible and underground, and sometimes they were explosive and deadly. The trick was to keep your balance. You couldn't control the direction of your family any more than you could stop the continental shelf from breaking apart. All you could do was hold on for the ride.

    Kristin Hannah (2014). “The Kristin Hannah Collection: Volume 2: Winter Garden, Night Road, Home Front”, p.216, St. Martin's Griffin