Or take your pick

Posted on January 20, 2006
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I should add to my previous post that I will probably be remembered at that site for a different quote altogether. Aforementioned kindly old manager began a piece of his own advice by saying, “Life is like a cotton field… ,” whereupon I chimed in: “The question is: are you the cotton-picker, the cotton ball, or the boll-weevil?”

Rachel, ate least, was highly amused, and forthwith added the quip to the office decor. Rachel loved to make signs for the office.

Beware of Expectations

Posted on January 14, 2006
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The kindly old manager at my internship site ordered pizza on the respective last working day of each intern. When appetites were sated and the ultimate conclusion approached, he asked each intern for a piece of wisdom.

On sudden inspiration, I gave my sage advice. It seems to me that expectations are the root cause of all dissatisfactions, dissappointments, and disasters. So, dear friend: Beware of expectations.

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