She was disappointed. She had been hoping that he was the executor of her estate and he was meeting to bestow upon me her vast holdings. I said that I knew too much about her financial state to have entertained such thoughts. She decided on a career late, went to school late, started working late. Some of her friends were talking about retirement but she was looking at working for a long time. I had suggested ways to catch up, but she was a very poor saver. Actually, it's more accurate to say she was a fabulous spender. Anyway, my coworker said, "Well, that worked out just about right then, didn't it?" Um, yes. Yes it did.
*grits teeth, squirrels away*