Mary-E took karate
when she was little, and the master used to say to them at the end of class, when you skip rope, skip rope.
When you do your homework
, do your homework. When you eat dinner with your family, eat dinner with your family. We used to think he was just a little off. I mean, he kinda was, really (as evidenced by his haircut
). But now I think I know what he meant. If you're going to live, live. Don't be somewhere else, wishing you were doing something else
, worrying about what you're about to do, concentrating on the fact that the way your dad eats spaghetti
just makes you want to murder someone. Choose to do the things you do
. Don't resign yourself to them or try to avoid them.