I’m delighted to be hosting #BlogFlash2012 – 30 Days, 30 Prompts 30 Posts.

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#BlogFlash2012: Day Ten – Success


My grandparents, dad in the center, three aunts and Uncle Nick, the handsome guy on the far right


As a culture, we measure success quantitatively, as if – to bastardize a line from the great football coach Vince Lombardi – money isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. Resentment notwithstanding, we revere the rich-never mind the blood on their hands.

When Dave and I were young, on the drive to Pennsylvania to visit family we lost our muffler. We were devastated; repairs would break us. The next morning, while we slept, my uncle drove our car to a garage and had it fixed. A laborer, my uncle never had much money, but to me he was a tremendous success.

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