A person can't have everything in this world; and it was a little unreasonable of her to expect it.
I think a Moon base is not necessary to get to Mars, but I think it will be helpful. It would give you a chance to develop and mature some systems; long duration, deep space stuff; and you're close enough to get some help, via radio from Earth.
I'm older, I'm matured... I'm looking forward to the years to come. Good years.
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