…then show a picture of something you just don’t see every day.
That should qualify.
This weekend I will not be in Atlanta for GaFilk, nor will I be in Florida tonight for the latest SpaceX Falcon 9 launch attempt and attendant NASA Social, nor will I be in Florida on Sunday for the Disney World Marathon (all good intentions and braggadocio to the contrary), nor was I at this past week’s NASA/Smithsonian Social in Washington, nor will I be at the NASA/Smithsonian Social in late January, nor will I be at the NASA “1-Year Mission” Social in Houston later this month, nor will I be at the NASA Social at Vandenberg AFB at the end of the month. (For the record, it’s not that I’m applying and not getting accepted, it that I’m not able to actually travel to these events, so I’m not applying to begin with.) Nor will I be flying (i.e., in the left seat at the pointy end of the plane), nor will I be doing an awful lot of other things.
On the one hand, one of my heroes, Coach John Wooden, said:
“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”
Smart man. Successful man. I actually got to meet him for about two seconds once.
On the other hand, there was a T-shirt/poster in the 60’s that showed two buzzards sitting on a wire, and the one buzzard says:
“To hell with patience, I’m going to go out and kill something!”
Which point of view is correct? Either? Neither? Or a bit of both but a lot of everything else as well?
Times like this I sometimes wished that I drank.
Y’all doing anything fun, interesting, or exciting for the weekend? Tell me about it in the comments.