“He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.” (William James, the Godfather of modern psychology)
Okay, let me get this straight…
You are seriously going to ignore one of the most amazing opportunities of your life…
… well, I can’t even begin to fathom what your “because” reason might be.
I’m sure it makes some sort of sense to you… but it’s probably an illusion.
I understand the weird, twisted way humans look at opportunity… because I nearly allowed the Big One to get away from me.
Like most folks, I sorta resented opportunities. They never appeared at convenient times, it was seldom clear what was involved, and there was always some change required if I wanted to pursue it.
I had learned — as most people do — that if I just looked the other way, that pesky opportunity would vanish…… Continue Reading
“You’re young, you’re drunk, you’re in bed, you have knives… shit happens.” (Angelina Jolie)
Did you go out and do any damage on New Year’s Eve?
Hope you got home safe, if you did.
The world turns into Crazy Town every 12/31, and you can’t projectile-puke in any direction without hitting people who seldom (or should never) drink pounding down Jagermeister and double-bourbons like they’re channeling Hunter S. Thompson in his prime.
It’s been years since I’ve ventured away from home for New Year’s…
… and even then, I only went out because I was sitting in with a band in some bar or club.
There’s a small bit of safety being on a stage while the rookies party below. Even in the sleaziest biker bar I’ve ever had the pleasure of performing in… the bad-asses never assaulted the band.
They might bust a tweaker’s head against the bar just to see what the dude looked like sprawled on the floor…… Continue Reading