Some people call it resiliency, Vera. Basically, it’s how a fighter reacts when he takes a hard punch to the midsection. Does he fall to the canvass? Stagger back and stall? Or take the blow and resume the fight? Continue reading
Time is the most precious gift we’re given when we come into the world. The gift isn’t the same for everyone. Some people are given little; some are given much. I’ve been given a lot, already having made it into my seventh decade.
Looking back, it’s clear to me now that I squandered a lot of this gift. I used too much of my time doing two things in particular that proved to be a waste: commuting and watching TV (or, more generally, what I call spectating). Continue reading