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And people who call themselves nice aren't truly nice, they just act like it for self satisfaction. Ugh it just annoys me when people act so oblivious when clearly they are bragging or asking to get attention. To me the nicest and prettiest people are those who don't self proclaim it and don't seek confirmation from other people. Those things show through on their own.
Grandpa doesn't feel comfortable leaving the place he's grown up in and has to be almost unconscious to go. One of the reasons for Grandma and Grandpa's deaths could have been from the new environment and not being able to adapt to it (Steinbeck 111, 146).
when we make a change, it's so easy to interpret our unsettledness as unhappiness, and our unhappiness as a result of having made the wrong decision. our mental and emotional states fluctuate madly when we make big changes in our lives, and somedays we could tight-rope across manhattan, and other days we are too weary to clean our teeth, this is normal. this is natural. this is change. - jeanette winterson