Last February I went to Mammoth, snowboarding with some friends. (To be totally transparent, they snowboarded. I drank Pinot
If I had to pick one trait that is key to achieving nearly anything in life it is this. Perseverance. That's it. It's the one thing that sets achievers apart from those who complain that they aren't reaching their dreams.
When do we start fearing that our brain may cease to be? After 50, for sure. Before that we chuck our slips of memory, or forgetfulness, up to goodness-know-what. But when we turn 50 we start worrying.
I remember when my dad turned 80 and his children and grandchildren chipped in and bought him a very expensive leather briefcase, embossed with his three initials. We didn't really think about it, other than that his old one was tattered and stained. My dad, on the other hand, was ecstatic.
We'd totally join them.
My father gave me a firm foundation in which to grow. And wings with which to soar. Without him, I would never have had the motivation, the zest, and the inspiration to get through life. Much less enjoy it.
"But really it is not the size of the audience that matters. It's about whether or not you are connecting with them. In doing my cabaret show I have discovered that intimacy with an audience has nothing to do with the number of people or the size of the venue. It's all about you daring to be vulnerable and authentic and honest."
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