Friday Wisdom – mistakes

I never make the same mistake twice.

I do it three or four times just to make sure it was a mistake.

More wisdom next week.


About Andrew Reynolds

Born in California Did the school thing studying electronics, computers, release engineering and literary criticism. I worked in the high tech world doing software release engineering and am now retired. Then I got prostate cancer. Now I am a blogger and work in my wood shop doing scroll saw work and marquetry.
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29 Responses to Friday Wisdom – mistakes

  1. Wouldn’t want to make a snap decision… πŸ˜‰

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  2. Baydreamer says:

    Now that’s excellent advice! πŸ™‚

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  3. pommepal says:

    It’s like measure 2,3,4 times, cut once… (I’m sure you do this!)

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  5. I’ve actually done that. Like “this jacket seems like it should be waterproof but it sure didn’t feel like it. But it looks like it should be, so I’ll take it out in this storm just in case.” Then I came home soaked. Pretty sure I got rid of it after that to avoid the inevitable repeat attempt.

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  6. Andrew, I love this. I should copy and hang on my wall overlooking my writing desk and Desktop computer. Thank you for posting!

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  7. Chris White says:

    Neat post, Andrew. Painter Bob Ross called his mistakes ‘happy’ accidents.
    All the best. Chris.


  8. CJ Hartwell says:

    A couple of my coworkers follow this path.
    Not me, though. Nuh-uh.

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  9. Now thats copied!
    Yet your previous own writings were great sir

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  10. PiedType says:

    One can never be too sure. Excellent advice.

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  11. dorannrule says:

    Haha haha! I love these words of wisdom.

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  12. Ray V. says:

    Reblogged this on Mitigating Chaos and commented:
    Andrew and I, twin brothers of different mothers.

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  13. I think I’ve been channeling you this week.

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  14. Allan G. Smorra says:

    Ouch. Is this out of the Wile E. Coyote handbook?
    Live & learn, if we’re lucky (just like Wile).

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