May 20th, 2010
We hea dat word all da time.... but is it just a myth?
"S/he's perfect!" "My new car is perfect!" "Mmmmm. Dis kim chee is perrrrfect!"
Ok, had to throw dat last one out there.
But really, is there such a thing as perfect? Even in baseball's great 134 year old history there's only been 19 "perfect" games where no hits, runs, walks or errors were allowed. 27 up, 27 down (9 innings times 3 batters per inning for those who dunno wat dat means) with da most recent happening just a little ovah two weeks ago on May 9, 2010 by Oakland A's pitcher Dallas Braden.
It's an amazing feat statistically and physically but was it really perfect? I bet you every single one of those 19 pitchers threw at least one ball dat wasn't a strike..... so isn't dat not "perfect"?
I'm one of those dat says "perfect" but always notices something out of da ordinary, some kine of manini flaw or something out of whack latah on. *It's my OCD action*
Wassap Wit Dat!
Da Wife and my friends always says I'm silly cause I'm so "picky" but like I've been telling my 11-12 year old players since da beginning of the season every season, "there's no such thing as perfect because once you're 'perfect', you're satisfied - NEVER be satisfied!"
I tell them to work harder and harder, don't settle. Be happy and enjoy a moment but get back and stay hungry cause once you're satisfied wat more do you have forward to look to? Once you hit dat perfect hit or pitched dat perfect pitch, wat then? You gotta be/stay hungry to do it again cause once you've become satisfied, it's no longer "worth it".
Have you achieved perfection in something? Cooking? Eating? Sports? Work? Life? Once satisfied, did you try to get perfect again or did it turn into a lost cause? Have you told anyone dat they were perfect and at da same time in da back of your mind thought of at least one thing dat you didn't like dat made "perfect" not sound so perfect anymore? No lie eh.
Perfection is - and will always be - in da eye of da beholder.
I guess I'll nevah see perfection........ but I certainly won't be satisfied till I do.
SHOUT OUT: To Uncle Rod (MidLife Crisis blogger), my colleague, my friend - Sorry to hear about your father passing away and you know dat Da WWD! Hui is hea for you watevah you need.
And since you love to play music games and youtube..... hea's one of my ALL TIME greatest songs dat I love and it's from "your" time. 😉
From Da WWD! Hui to you Uncle Rod.