Still wrapping my head around the Super Bowl results, I began thinking of times when the front runner, returning champion or heir apparent didn’t live up to expectations.
The late Dan Dennehy, after a fairly ugly showing at a knife and tomahawk throwing event that he usually won, was philosophical. “On any given day,” he said, “you can just not perform well. There’s no one reason for it, it just happens.”
I believe that’s true of anything one undertakes.
There can be an epic failure, followed the next time by a resounding success.
For someone like myself, who has really never been competitive in anything, that’s easy to say, but hard to understand.
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