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Life is not a dress rehearsal has origins other than Mid Life Celebration

Randy Pausch and his three young children
Randy Pausch wrote The Last Lecture so his three children would know him after he died

 

Mid Life Celebration was a promise to my children as a college sophomore (1978)
Mid Life Celebration was a promise to my children as a college junior (1979)

 

The clock never stops ticking. Ever.

We get one shot at life (okay, maybe we are reincarnated as another life form, but I can’t say for sure).

We fear death.

We fear not living before we die.

In a busy world I can’t swear I read it first or I thought of it myself.

But I can tell you for sure it’s a fact in my head, my heart, and my actions.

Life is not a dress rehearsal has origins other than Mid Life Celebration.

The full disclosure is – as of today, thanks to the link – it felt natural to let you know that I now know.

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Things I Learned Yesterday

A funny thing happened on the way to the graveyard

Pin from the Disney Pixar movie, "UP"
Pin from the Disney Pixar movie, “UP”

 

A funny thing happened on the way to the graveyard. A revelation, years ago.

Life is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.  – Virginia Satir

We are all headed to the graveyard.

Life is not a dress rehearsal. Live like we mean it!

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