One lovely thing about a new year is that sense of a fresh start and an open calendar. Of course, that calendar tends to fill up pretty quickly with work and travel commitments. One way to make sure you’re factoring…
As the year closed I was reading a wrap up by the New York Times of notable deaths in 2018. It was an extraordinary roster that included Aretha Franklin, Stephen Hawking, Roger Bannister and many others. One I hadn’t read before was the obituary of Hilary Lister, a quadriplegic sailor who became the first quadriplegic person to sail alone across the English Channel and the first disabled woman to circumnavigate Britain solo. She died at 46. Her advice struck a chord with me. Best wishes for the New Year.
“Live every second of every day to its maximum potential,” she said. “Always look ahead, always assume you will live forever.”
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