A Little Less Than Perfect

A recent fortune cookie of mine How do you define perfect? Webster's Third New International Dictionary defines perfection in the following way: "The quality of state or of being finished: COMPLETION, WHOLENESS. The condition of having reached full development: MATURITY, RIPENESS... an unsurpassable degree of accuracy or excellence." Full development? Maturity? Oh, dear. Ripeness has …

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Arc of a Diver

I've been thinking quite a bit about perfection lately.  After unconditonal love, security, and happiness, I believe it is one of the most illusive of desires. Perfection can only really be a singular attribute.  It is usually noticeable by one characteristic: how something is done by someone else.  We will occasionally use the word in a sweeping way to describe an individual in …

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