Friday, February 08, 2013
Understanding Engineers -
To the optimist, the glass is half full.
To the pessimist, the glass is half empty.
To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.
THE day after my husband participated in an Iron man Triathlon - a 2.4-mile swim, 112 miles of biking and a 26.2-mile run - we stopped at a picnic site for lunch on our way home. Getting out of the car, Pete dropped the keys on the road. As he slowly, carefully, painfully leaned down to pick them up, a passerby said, "Looks like you could use a little exercise."