Ever since I had cancer, I look back and wish I had paid more attention my sophomore year of high school, when I could should have been learning –about life.
That high school year of Biology was the only class—and the last class– I would ever take in a life science. My boredom spoiled my GPA and meant I didn’t learn much about the science of life.
But the class did give me a friend for life.
My lab partner was new to the school and she was bored in Biology, too. We didn’t discover much about science but we did discover how much we shared—and we laughed a lot dissecting the frogs and the teacher.
Though studying about life was boring, our lives turned out to be anything but boring.
Aside from husbands in show business, we’ve continued discovering even more that we share over the years—as our lives have taken us down various paths. They crossed every now and then….including this picture, taken when I went to LA to see David in concert at the Hollywood Bowl, the only time I’ve seen him perform live.
One of the things Sue and I share is a relentless and restless creative spirit. Her latest project is a wonderful product called The Lifeboard-—designed as a roadmap or blueprint, to help create a vision of where you want to go in every facet of your life. It’s now available on Amazon, its publication proof of Sue’s determination and vision over the 15 years it took to bring the LifeBoard to life.
I’ve never been big on personal development or goal setting. I often wish I was; because I can really see the value in designing your life instead of having your life design you….with benefits to visualizing goals at any stage of life.
I firmly believe that it’s never too late to pursue your dreams. But I can’t help wondering how different my own life would have been if Sue had created the Lifeboard back when we were bored in Biology….