Learning when it’s good enough

Essay by Reggie Morton

Judgment – October 2006 – Colorado Central Magazine

“Perfection is the enemy of the good.”

I don’t regularly go around quoting Voltaire, mainly because I know Jack about him aside from this one blurb that I found while looking for something else. But the idea implied seems worth discussing among intelligent folk, and even old drunken Indians like me.

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Recent encounters at the Yellow House of Maysville

Brief by Reggie Morton

Local lore – December 2004 – Colorado Central Magazine

While no real rival to Lynda La Rocca’s address in the “Stupid Zone,” we on U.S. 50, a.k.a. Th’ Backbone o’ ‘Murica, see our share of interesting droppers-by. My Dear Wife, the urbanite, tells me that this is nothing special, but as someone who has never before lived on a thoroughfare big enough to have painted lines, I’m continually amazed by our drop-in guests.

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