The Truth Shop, Babies, Pilots, Wearing Out
Happy Independence Day!
The truth shop
I could hardly believe my eyes when I saw the name of the shop: The Truth Shop.
The saleswoman was very polite: What type of truth did I wish to purchase, partial or whole?
The whole truth, of course. No deceptions for me, no defenses, no rationalizations. I wanted my truth plain and unadulterated.
She waved me onto another side of the store.
The salesman there pointed to the price tag. "The price is very high, sir," he said.
"What is it?" I asked, determined to get the whole truth, no matter what it cost.
"Your security, sir," he answered.
I came away with a heavy heart. I still need the safety of my unquestioned beliefs.
Somewhere in Italy
270 babies are born every minute.
This day in history
246 years ago today, on July 4th, 1776, the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, which proclaimed the independence of the United States of America from Great Britain and its king.
The declaration came 442 days after the first volleys of the American Revolution were fired at Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts and marked an ideological expansion of the conflict that would eventually encourage France’s intervention on behalf of the Patriots.
“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” // Michael Altshuler
Something to ponder
“We must all either wear out or rust out, every one of us. My choice is to wear out.” // Theodore Roosevelt
Back in NYC after an awesome week overseas with my girlfriend.
I can’t believe 2022 is already halfway over. Time certainly flies.
Pretty fitting that “test programs” are also called “pilots.”
Pun always intended.
Until next week,
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