Excuses build monuments of nothing
Gizmodo just wrote an article called, Why Squinting Helps You See Better.
There are a number of reasons why but the most basic is that it lets in less light so that you can focus on those items you are interested in.
Skinny and I grabbed a drink around the way after our class. Told him that I didn’t want to be the greatest improv player in the world but I did want to keep my ability to think quickly on my feet. The problem is that there’s always an excuse to everything.
But then you have to squint and refocus on the things you actually want keep to and the things you have to let go of.
Me: This fella once said that Excuses are tools of the incompetent, which create monuments of nothing. I felt like we were good at this, and then things just got in the way.
Him: That’s just what happens.