“You live kind of far. Are you planning on moving closer soon?”
Imagination: “For an $11 an hour office job? Where do you suggest I find affordable housing on such an impressive wage? You know what city isn’t cheap to live in? Santa Barbara. So no, I don’t think I’ll be leaving the free room and board at my parents in Ojai to live in my car with my cat for this exciting receptionist “career” opportunity.
Reality: “That’s my goal!”