All posts tagged “diagrams

Mistakes I’ve Made

“…he did seem to carry around a history of defeat, of troubles borne and lessons learned. He had an air too of gallant accommodation towards whatever choices had gone wrong or chances hadn’t panned out.” —Alice Munro, “Family Furnishings” Show me that man who will… Read More

Meditations on Saying No

1. Yes and no are like secret passwords that open different doors. To say no is not necessarily to miss an opportunity. Close a door and another opens; open one and another closes. 2a. No is more difficult to say than yes because it requires… Read More