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Prep Work

I’ve often joked that the reason I gave up on reading Moby Dick was that I ran out of time. In the unabridged version on my shelf, it takes 100 pages before we get to the boat and then another 100 pages until the first mention of the white whale. Sorry, but wasn’t this book …

Surprise!

“To be prepared against surprise is to be trained. To be prepared for surprise is to be educated”. – James P. Carse No matter how you slice it, that’s one helluva quote. But that’s not what really intrigued me enough to write about it this morning. What sparked me to it was that I’d actually …