might be just the ticket today.
This, forwarded (a bit ago)
by some of those amazing kids of
mine...photo: kingdom of style.
"Ultimately, we all have to decide for ourselves what constitutes failure, but the world is quite eager to give you a set of criteria if you let it. So I think it fair to say that by any conventional measure, a mere seven years after my graduation day, I had failed on an epic scale. An exceptionally short-lived marriage had imploded, and I was jobless, a lone parent, and as poor as it is possible to be in modern Britain, without being homeless. The fears that my parents had had for me, and that I had had for myself, had both come to pass, and by every usual standard, I was the biggest failure I knew."
“Goffstein is a minimalist,but her text and pictures carrythe same emotional freight asWilliam Blake’s admonishmentto see the world in a grain ofsand and eternity in an hour.”— Time