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    Ti-Amie

    Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    What happens to a lot of kids is that they never face failure. Graduating from kindergarten? Everyone getting a trophy or prize in a competition? Yes

    Ti-Amie Yesterday, 04:55 PM Go to last post
    fastbackss

    Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    Yes and no Ponchi.

    I will stick to sports, as I think there are other things at play when you talk about Hollywood/Nobel prize, etc.

    fastbackss Yesterday, 02:33 PM Go to last post
    ponchi101

    Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    Serious here: do you really believe that teaching young children that they can be/do anything they set to do is appropriate? ANYTHING? Only a selected

    ponchi101 Yesterday, 01:38 PM Go to last post
    atlpam

    Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    Instilling self-confidence and a belief that they can do anything they set their minds too is important. Too many people decide self-esteem means everything

    atlpam Yesterday, 12:13 PM Go to last post
    Ti-Amie

    Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    It's how I raised my daughter. The world isn't a nice place and not preparing a child for it is criminal in my opinion.

    Ti-Amie Yesterday, 10:44 AM Go to last post
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    ponchi101

    Nightmare

    The nightmare is in layers.
    I am sleeping, easily. Next to me, M sleeps also. She is, like I am, prone to nightmares. I can feel in the darkness that she is stirring, a sign that a bad dream is...

    ponchi101 12-11-2017 03:17 PM
    ponchi101

    Logbook to despair. Part XI

    And just like that, my passport is issued. I go and retrieve it, I get a couple of other things done, I am able to finish all I came to do.
    And it is time to leave home, to go home.
    I find myself...

    ponchi101 10-28-2017 02:08 PM
    ponchi101

    Logbook to despair. Part X

    I have to stop putting down all these negative feelings because it makes me no good. After all, I am with my family and friends for a few days, I am home.
    There are more things that cradle me when...

    ponchi101 10-27-2017 08:24 AM
    ponchi101

    Logbook to despair. Part IX

    So, what are the nice things about Venezuela? Go ask the people and they will tell you many things are so: the beaches, the coast, our mountains, the beautiful women.
    The weather.
    It makes me shift...

    ponchi101 10-25-2017 08:48 AM
    ponchi101

    Logbook to despair. Part VIII

    So what kind of economic distortions does this create? Letís start with the primordial one. Gasoline.
    Venezuela is a large producer of oil. The state-owned PDVSA (Petroleos de Venezuela) used to be...

    ponchi101 10-24-2017 09:20 AM