Fail fast and often.
No one likes to lose. Winners, especially, do not like to lose. However, not winning is not the same thing as losing. Not winning is not the same as losing. You are only a real loser if you do not learn from your loss. You are only a real loser if you do not revel in […]
The eighth grade boy was the only one in the classical dance show last night. It was an arts school, yes, but he was alone on the stage. How would he spend his day at a normal school? How does he make this decision every day —to be different, so different? Because something in his […]
Deadlines are the lines drawn in the sand, the air, and on calendars. They are imaginary lines past which one should not go, or you’ll die. Die of what? Failure? Disappointment? Losing a job? Not answering a need? Shame? Deadlines are a form of communication. “I need this by noon so we can move forward on […]
“It’s not what you think.” “Oh yeah? I saw you two together!” April sighed, put on her new spring coat, the shiny pink one with black polka dots and matching pink and black rain hat, and started for the door. May wouldn’t let her alone. “You and March were at the mall. I saw you.” […]
What happened? Did you hesitate? Didn’t you hear the gun go off? Did you look away for a moment? Well, these are takeoffs from a Jerry Seinfield routine, but when it’s close, second place hurts, and if it’s something stupid, it makes you nuts! Even so, for win, place, or show in horseracing, Gold, Silver […]