To prove her innocnece an exotic dancer is proving to a judge that she is not showing more than the law allows.
Lots of folk are smart. Many can multi-task. I have said it many times since I have started doing more cooking, I do admire you cooks who can put a 4-5 course meal on the table without two of the items being cold. I am smart in many ways, but not a great cook nor a multi tasker. I can do many different things fairly well. I am fortunate to have learned a little about a lot of things.
I can tell a good story as long as perfect English is not required. As a story teller I use a lot of props and body English. I knew Kids loved the stories by their reactions. Once my hearing was gone I still wanted to tell stories so I decided to put my thoughts on paper. WHOA! I’m gonna be an author. (I knew absolutely nothing about WRITING AND PUBLICATION)
My first book, I thought this is good. There isn’t too many grammatical errors. OUCH, I was in for a rude awakening. It was disappointing, but I was smart enough to know I needed to work harder. The book bled RED. Errors throughout. I thought I would NEVER get the corrections made.
There have been times in my life I have given up. But mostly I hang in there until I am satisfied. I believe in luck…… But I believe in hard work more.
Some tasks in life you can learn by watching. But in reality once you try something new, there is a lot of trial and error. Not being cute here, but I am smart enough to know I am not a Baldacci or Grisham. But as my friend H Jack Darnell says, “I would write if no one read it.”
I have a couple books started, but neither yanks my chain at present. I don’t think I am that much different than my fellowman/woman. We all have challenges and must face them the best we know how. As I grew up no one handed me a ‘Book of Directions for LIFE!’. I am positive you didn’t either.
I am on the down side of life now. Long range plans (20-30 years) are out of the question.
BUT THERE IS STILL TOMORROW, and I will be ready for it.