on loss

November 12, 2001
Quote of the Moment
That it's ok to be sad, and cry... and that's it ok when you finally stop crying, too.
Julie Hill describing what her son had learned in dealing with his father's terminal illness, NPR's This American Life, Episode 188.
(June 22, 2001...I'm listening to it now. It's worth seeking out, if you don't mind kind of moist eyes.)

Link of the Moment
Yogi Berra in the NY Times on the Yankees and why Losing Isn't a Loss. This guy is really wise, from his semi-scrutable Yogi-isms to his general attitude to life and the game he loves so well.