During staff week at Camp Interlaken one summer in the mid-1990's, our director related a story of an old director he worked for who said two things, after all the work of opening camp was done: "Have fun. Don't be stupid."
Bob Herbert's December 26th column
echoes this sentiment. On every subject but me, I've been meditating on that mantra ever since. In retrospect at least, I've been Bob Herberting myself after a multitude of choices.
Here's to a 2009 with less stupid in advance.
Happy New Year.