Tag: incompetence

Blessed Are The Unhandy…

…for they shall learn to depend upon the charity of others. If mechanical aptitude and general handiness are heritable traits, then they are present in my family only as the most recessive of genes. My siblings and I would be among the last picked on a construction site. We have a working knowledge of basic..

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The Reluctant Athlete

If gloves could talk…this one wouldn’t have much to say. “You want me to play softball in a prison?” I asked incredulously. “I know,” said Brian in a calm tone that resonated with sympathy and reassurance.  We both knew that my objection had little to do with the unusual venue, and it was painfully obvious that he..

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