Back To… You Win Some And Lose Some

I wonder if he thought the day was an epic failure? Probably not.

Compared to two days ago, yesterday was an epic failure. The whole Family was off (MLK day) and we even had two other boys for most of the day. Beautiful weather too.

For years I’ve told everyone I work seven days a week in order to have some semblance of work life balance. But being a holiday and three day weekend, I swore I wouldn’t, not on a holiday.

Alas, the road to heck is paved with good intentions.

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Einstein Average Man

“If I would be a young man again and had to decide how to make a living, I would not try to become a scientist or scholar or teacher.  I would rather choose to be a plumber or a peddler in the hope to find that modest degree of independence still available under present circumstances”. Albert Einstein

Meanwhile in my zip code, there’s a sea of upscale vehicles, yet the 1990 Toyota suites me perfectly.

There’s even a dinner-plate sized dent on the driver’s front fender.  Was going to have it repaired until I realized how much that road-rage induced dent signified how lucky I am to still be alive.

In America, we are constantly tempted to keep up with the Joneses.  Why?   Because we are afraid of who we really are.

Would you rather be loved for who you’re not or hated for who you are?

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