July 18, 2013

“To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” – Leonard Bernstein – Jon Oropeza

April 5, 2011

“This game is about failure. You’re a hitter, you fail 70% of the time. This game is how you deal with failure. You strike out, you get made to look bad in an at-bat, you’ve got to forget about it. Come back, challenge the next at bat. Don’t give anything away.” – Jon Oropeza

August 17, 2006

Reading about school standardized test performance this morning, I was reminded of the time when our school took the state aptitude funding accountability test or whatever the heck it has. The signifigant aspect was that this was a group test – we didn’t even put our names on the answer sheets. I can remember just […]