Lauren Brooks: I noticed on the register last night you're from Detroit. Long way from home, huh?
Ben Jordan: Isn't everyone?
Lauren: Just what I need at this hour of the morning, a philosopher.
Ben: I thought it would go well with the ham and eggs.
Lauren Brooks: My daddy was good at just about everything, except of course making money stick to his hands. That seems to a Brooks family characteristic. Some families run to blue eyes, our family runs to zero bank balances.