Why do you give yourself a pass? More on perspective.
Do you keep broken stuff around the house? How about broken relationships?
Be mindful of what you say to others and to yourself.
If you have to explain that you're not being rude then everyone knows you're being rude.
She had a house full of Nakashima furniture and didn't know it
Here's another story about interesting people who cloak themselves as your neighbors. Be on the watch and you just might find that the man or woman living next door to you is actually a fascinating human being. I worked in construction when I was young and was good at it. I loved craft and had [...]
Here's a crazy story unrelated to anything. I can't confirm or deny it but have no reason to believe that it's not true. I started talking to a guy at work about sending my girls to college. I joked (kind of) and said that they can go anywhere as long it's Cal Poly or MIT [...]