Tag: January Failure Series

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(No, this isn’t another breadmaking anecdote.) My non-existent classical education makes waxing philosophical dangerous, because someone has always said it before, better – feel free to send me such links in the comments, and I will feel suitably abashed.  But, unless you REALLY want to hear the story of my colossally expensive but entirely useless washdown […]

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In the summer of 2012, I fell out of love with Conservatives. It was that summer that Professor Rahe was predicting a Romney landslide. It was that summer that my Ricofriends called me a nattering nabob. It was that summer that it became clear to me that Conservatives are delusional losers. Preview Open

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January Failure Today happens to be my 45th Birthday. Based on actuarial tables, I am more than half way done with my adventure on this Earth. My Failure goes back to second grade. It was there, struggling with math and spelling my teacher suggested to my parents that I get tested. They did. And the […]

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When I was 12, I saw La Bohème at Opera Carolina, and I instantly knew that I wanted to be an opera singer. At 13 I began taking voice lessons, discovered that I actually really could sing, and by 15 I had weaseled my way into Nashville Opera. At 18, I won my division at the Tennessee/Kentucky […]

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How many geniuses were never born because their parents feared they could not afford to raise them? How many Fortune 500 companies do not exist because entrepreneurs feared they would go bankrupt founding them? How many products have not been invented due to fear there would not be a market? Fear of failure is one […]

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