This lesson from the laundromat has several 'prongs'. For some the lesson might be in counting; for others the lesson is in accounting. My mother has been going to the laundromat for at least fifteen years and has developed a relationship with a particular row of machines. For instance, she adores machines 2 -5, but… Continue reading Lessons from the Laundromat: Counting vs. Accounting
Most of us know Aesop's fable of the Hare and the Tortoise with its underlying premise of slow and steady triumphing over undisciplined speed. But, I wonder if that is really the best lesson in today's chaotic world. Perhaps the snail's adaptability offers a better analogy for navigating life's twists and turns. For example, the… Continue reading The Tortoise and the Snail
Some of life's greatest lessons can be learned in a laundromat.