“People in society are spending too much time trying to see what is going on in the world, instead of experiencing it for themselves. I’ve learned that I am missing out on so many experiences, because I struggle to disconnect.”
My uncle’s skill and charisma could not save him from every situation though.
Anyone who has recently played Milton Bradley’s The Game of Life understands that the rules are a bit dated. Even the newer editions of the game fail to reflect the lives of young people in the 21st century.
These events take so much from you, but they also give you something in return: a choice.
My students made a habit of speaking words that were on the tip of my tongue and our trains of thought often ran parallel. But class conversation occasionally took intellectual detours that I could not anticipate.
I remember the mother sighing “I guess I have to feed you,” and then offering me ham or bacon. I saw no issue publicizing my inconvenient vegetarianism to the woman who wanted me dead.