[And There Was, In Those Ipswich Years, For Me At Least, A Raw Educational Component; Though I Used To Score Well In Academic Tests, I Seemed To Know Very Little Of How The World Worked And Was Truly Grateful For Instruction, Whether It Was How To Stroke A Backhand, Mix A Martini, Use A Wallpaper Steamer, Or Do The Twist. My Wife, Too, Seemed Willing To Learn. Old As We Must Have Looked To Our Children, We Were Still Taking Lessons, In How To Be Grown-up.]

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