Tag Archive: skill

Another Milestone Coming Soon

As long as I have been reading blogs I have seen many posts related to the concept of what it takes to be good at something. The most consistent idea is that you can become masterful at something if you are willing to give it your time and attention. Specifically ten thousand hours. It’s an…

Day 5,128 – I’m Not an Athlete

I’ve alluded to it in at least one other post, but I did not do well in sports as a kid. I played baseball and basketball in elementary and middle school, but more out of peer pressure than interest. That’s what we did when we played outside. In my grade school, we had gym class…

Day 14,731 – You Can Do Anything Well – If You Are Willing To Work At It

It seemed like a big investment for an untried hobby. But I promised my wife I would start with just the basic equipment, and would only buy more if I progressed enough to warrant it. Besides, a table saw would come in handy for some of the projects that need to be done around the…