(5) Our pockets full, we've been blessed with mystery and unseen presences. We should learn what it means to become the ancestor, but we are still so enamored with the million and one ways time is organized in this life of constant endings. The ice cream place closes at 10. and sushi restaurants make Sundays and Mondays their staff weekends. Trash collection in this neighborhood is Thursday, and recycling is picked up on alternating weeks. More than coincidence, serendipity is finding a doctor who speaks your language, a human who sees in you not history as baggage, who still opens to the possibility of surprise.