Let’s get mushy. Two very dear friends walked down the aisle to this song after they said their vows. Being the wanna-be hipster that I am, I’ve been into this song for awhile, but probably not before anyone with an ironic mustache or a party time watch tattoo. (Did you miss my weird tangents??) Continue reading
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan
The pupil who is never required to do what he cannot do, never does what he can do. – John Stuart Mill
I want my kids to fail. That probably isn’t at the top of your list for your kids, but it should be. Failure is one of the most important experiences they will ever have. The road to success is paved with failure because failure teaches us how to succeed. Read the rest at RochesterSAGE.org
When I was away at college and later living in Chicago my mom and I emailed frequently. She would occasionally use the salutation “To my lovely daughter who is like her father in so many ways.” It’s true. I’m a lot like my dad in terms of personality. My mom says it’s probably why she likes me so much (and probably also because I’m her kid). It’s almost disturbing how similar my dad and I are and seeing the ways in which his personality changes over the years, it’s going to be…interesting (or something). I digress. This isn’t about how much I’m like my dad. It’s about my mom.
I’m participating in #ReverbBroads11, a month of blog prompts promised to be silly and reflective. Today’s prompt is: In the movie version of your life, which actor/actress would play you and the significant players in your life? What kind of movie is it (e.g., made-for-TV, action, emo/indie, etc.)? What would be the major plot points, and how will it end? via Emily at warmedtheworld.blogspot.com
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