Ken Furie lives in beautiful Boulder, Colorado with his amazing family. He enjoys gelato, watching other people do yard work, shooting wildlife with a camera, and playing board games, ideally all at the same time.
My friend Joe is a baseball player in the Giants’ organization. He plays AA, a minor league level. During spring training he gets to rub elbows with the guys from major league teams, and he enjoys asking them about the factors of their successes. Joe has collected a lot of interesting thoughts and compelling stories, but one thing he mentioned to me caught my attention as being about more than just baseball. He asked a famous pitcher how he spots greatness.The pitcher replied, "There really
I mistrust those who claim to live without regrets. Regrets carve the topology of our souls as much as any actions. When cultivated, they can be so instructive I struggle to grasp how I could cope without them. For instance, I regret paying Tim Lopez $3 to eat that cockroach. He would have done it for $1.25 easy, and the explosion later that day in class would have been no less spectacular. I regret shoving all those stray cats through the dog door of my neighbor's house while they were on vacat
She pulled out a map of Venice and began scribbling.
“Here is farmacia, how you say, medica. Yes. This is church, and museum, very beautiful, very old, you must see, do not, what is word, miss. There,” Francesca made a circular mark, “is grocery.”
I shook my head. “No, no, you don’t understand. We don’t care about those things. We are on a Quest.” All photos in this post Copyright Ken Furie, 2013.
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“Quest…?” said Francesca.