In fiction a wish is a supernatural demand placed on the recipient’s unlimited request. When it is the center of a tale, the wish is usually a template for a morality tale, “be careful what you wish for” writ large; it can also be a small part of a tale, in which case it is often used as a plot device. –Wikipedia
Today’s post was going to be something entirely different. Craig’s article on the young player and Linda’s post today create an atmosphere that’s palpable. I can’t resist it even though writing an acceptable advice column should always be left to Dear Abby.
Poker has an allure to it. Especially if you have some success and feel pretty good about the results. For a young person with a bit of confusion about what life offers it can be pretty heady stuff to look at a five or six figure amount. Contrast that to the grind of nine-to-five and it looks a whole lot sweeter.
If you sat down with someone like Linda or myself and we spoke freely, you would find that life has been a series of changes, challenges, joys, disappointments, and forks in the road that we never anticipated. And we now recognize that the control we think we have or had can become transitory in the next instance