Do All Things Come to Those Who Wait?

You’re still waiting, aren’t you?

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As he was the first to admit, “People come to see me because I know life is great and they know I know it.”

If auto-tone can make Madonna sound like a great singer, I’m sure we couldn’t butcher “Tiptoe Through the Tulips” any more than Tiny Tim did.

Yet that old saying “All things come to those wait” just isn’t our way of doing things. We’d rather bounce than be mindful.

Lucky people see opportunity. They look at the bigger picture, invent something, and become zillionaires.

Lucky people figure it’s better to try something than sit around watching Friends. Luck is knowing when to stop idolizing sitcoms.

In a way, Gilligan’s Island is a parable of life. Either we learn to be like the professor, or we end up like Gilligan.

I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.

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