The Killing Power of Assumptions

When I was a freshmen in high school, I joined the track team. I learned a lot about myself and others during this time, like, for example, just how stinky a high school weight room can get and that the young men didn't seem to notice. The most important lesson I learned was on the first day of practice, when my coach, who was also my Spanish teacher, walked up to the chalk board ('cause we still used that antiquated method of communication back then) and wrote the word 'ASSUME' in big block letters. He then turned around, and launched into a spiel about pushing each other, working as a … [Read more...]