As Mark Twain once said, "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated." I'm not aware, of course, that anyone actually suggested that...
The greatest things in life are the ones nobody else is doing.
To the tune of Twin's famous quote about the exaggeration of the news of his death, let's have a little fun at the expense of the rest of the human race!
People... Not A Big Fan
My birthday came and went a few weeks ago, quietly and with little fanfare as birthdays should be once you have fallen headlong into...
It took every fiber of my being to keep a straight face and nod sympathetically in the hope that - now that she was on a roll - she might elaborate, from a woman's perspective, on an opinion I happened to quite strongly share.
All that kept playing in my head was the advice he had given me at our last appointment. And it came out of me before I even realized I was thinking about saying it out loud.
As he came into view, with his head down and not looking around at cars or other people, my neighbor approached – right on schedule – as if it was just like any other day of the week, month, or year. In that moment two truths became crystal clear to me : 1. The only thing in life that is absolute is death. 2. The best lives are those spent fighting to disprove rule # 1.