She expressed concern for my travel and I deflected with the above. Granted, the original wording wasn’t as good and a bit misogynistic. By the way, “good rationalization” means effective and not any kind of moralistic judgement.
This modified version is a truer sentiment, and I like it. The most cursory DuckDuckGo doesn’t find an exact match, so I’ll coin it.
Optimism is the cornerstone of any good rationalization by Paul R. Jorgensen is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://www.prjorgensen.com/?p=495.