Listening is a critical skill, that I am probably less skilled at than most. In my defense, I grew up with a family with a different listening strategy.
To some it may seem like setting the bar pretty low, motivated perhaps by several consecutive trying years.
I had to tell myself quite sternly to leave the sky, and get back into my own body in the car and get to work.
The difference between blacklisting a restaurant and endorsing it, is less about how perfect the dinner goes than it is about the reaction of the staff when all goes wrong, as long as the food is good.
Goat Yoga is NOT a spectator sport where goats demonstrate yoga positions for the enjoyment and youtube videos of all.
Long before I became so obsessed with photography, before I had a digital camera, I used to write. I told my stories in letters rather than pixels
"Sometimes doing the right thing doesn't make everyone happy, just the person who needs it most."
I binge on hero stories to remind myself not all people, not even most people, are miserable pieces of crap.
My sister always said as she passed her soda can to me: "My nails are jewels not tools."