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Ingrid Thoft

  • Children were like NASA rockets: You poured money and time into them, but there was no guarantee they wouldn't veer off course seconds after blastoff.

  • Fina supposed the dwelling would be characterized as Nantucket-style, given its stone-and-shingle exterior, but it struck her as one of those made-up styles, generated by developers whose wives dressed them.

  • Teenagers were the best form of birth control.

Ingrid Thoft, U.S. writer