You know those people who believe they can do anything? Well, I am not (surely, to no one's surprise) one of those people.
My husband, on the other hand, never met an obstacle he didn't try to tackle.
Once, at a skating rink, he saw someone perform a half-axel, jump and turn.
He said, "I'll bet I could do that." Away he went. He raced forward, spread his arms wide, lifted off and twisted.
The thundering boom of his crash-landing shook the rink. I slipped and tripped my way over to his limp body spread-eagled on the ice. He opened his eyes, blinked a couple of times and said, ... read more