Excerpt: “Also in play: the league's ability to be fair with a prospect; the machinery of a collective bargaining process that cannot account for everything; the problem of having to quickly evaluate a player as a human being in crisis. All of this had to be confronted while remembering there were actual victims: a woman and a child.”
Talk about persistence. Almost 20 years ago, John Krakauer authored Into the Wild (link), book about the last months and death of Christopher McCandless in a remote area of Denali National Park. Krakauer has been attempting to figure out the cause of McCandless’ death for nearly two decades. Teaming up with a chemist, Krakauer may have finally found the answer. NPR reported on this recently.
Excerpt: "What he did was not easy. He lived for 113 days off the land in a place where there's not a lot of game," says Krakauer. "And he did really well. If he hadn't been weakened by these seeds, I'm confident he would have survived."
Are you passive aggressive? No? Check out this Washington Post article to see if some of your passive aggressive behaviors are flying under your radar.
Excerpt: “Passive-aggressive behavior has 100 percent deniability and zero percent accountability,” Gilbertson says. “You can always say you didn’t receive the invitation, you lost it, or it completely slipped your mind, while your true motive — to turn down the invitation — remains hidden.”
A story of hard work paying off and dreams coming true reported in the Wichita Eagle (and all over the Internet at this point)