Got this email from an old Friend…

I think I needed to spread word about this mathematical challenge. It teased me, it surprised me (and will probably surprise you as well), and me being not exactly the expert in math: it amused me as well. Have fun. – and thank you, Chris, The Story Reading Ape for this blog post!! 😀 You made my day!

Would YOU have passed this test?

Of course I couldn’t resist to spread word about this awesome test I found on Chris, The Story Reading Ape’s blog. Would you have passed it? 😀

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

You are driving down the road in your Corvette on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the bus:

1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die.
2. An old friend who once saved your life.
3. The perfect partner you have been dreaming about.

Which one would you choose to offer a ride to, knowing that there could only be one passenger in your car?

Think before you continue reading.

This is a moral/ethical dilemma that was once actually used as part of a job application.

You could pick up the old lady, because she is going to die, and thus you should save her first.

Or you could take the old friend because he once saved your life, and this would be the perfect chance to pay him back.

However, you may…

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The Writer’s Journey—Staying the Course From Newbie to Master

Kristen Lamb wrote an excellent article about the development from apprentice to master in terms of writing.
I’m sure I’m not the only one who can profit from Kristen’s knowledge and experience.

Kristen Lamb's Blog

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Some of you may or may not know that I practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. BJJ is unique in that there are only FOUR colored belts (blue, purple, brown, black) and new practitioners are a white belt for roughly a year an a half before they can test for blue. I just earned my blue belt last Thursday. This is no small feat, seeing as how I am the ONLY female in a dojo of males much larger and most far younger than I am.

My first fight as a blue and SERIOUSLY? I get TYLER? My first fight as a blue and SERIOUSLY? I get TYLER?

The parallels for BJJ and writing are profound though. In the beginning it really doesn’t seem all that difficult. Yeah, you just grab that leg, pull that knee, sure! Got it. Then? Once you get on the mats?

*head explodes*

The more you learn, the more you come to know how much you don’t know.

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