"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-14-2008, 06:41 PM   #1
Assistant Cook
rubiksolved's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 19
Hey DC community...

can anyone point me to stories or examples of when everyone said "it can't be done" and one person proved them all wrong...

I feel discouraged.... and just need a little inspiration.. : /


http://www.regretbook.com - learn from the mistakes/regrets of others!
rubiksolved is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2008, 07:20 PM   #2
Master Chef
expatgirl's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Texas girl living in Kazakhstan
Posts: 5,568
oh, goodness, you're one of those types...........jest kidding..........just looking at your avatar I have to ask what you feel discouraged about...........seriously...........I never solved a rubiks cube in my life and I don't feel the least bit discouraged.......I hate those sorta games (like Sudoku)cause they involve another part of the brain.........but give me Pictionary, Charades, etc,. then I'm Mighty Mouth...........

to answer your question I will give the boring answer that my husband, who is a control freak over the checkbook, handed it to me one month to balance....he got tired of me writing a check or two without recording it and thought that he'd teach me a lesson because he admitted that he really didn't think that I could do it.............it rightly annoyed him to no end that I balanced it all......you know,,,,,,,,,,,I've never had to prove myself again though I've asked to "help" him out if he needs it :):).......

my father in law was the epitome of don't tell me I can't .........cause he did.......he was always inventing new things........he was brilliant.......when some lawyer acted superior he responded with.......well, I'm going to go to law school and be an engineer, too, at the same time........and he did.......when the doctors told him that he didn't have long to live with his COPD he was like a raging bull and he proved them wrong.......his motto was "there is no such words as ""I can't""

I know you'll have other inspirational posts here.......if you're in a slump.......I promise you'll get out of it.........hang in there........but I like inspirationals, too :)

The only difference between a "cook" and a "Chef" is who cleans up the kitchen.
expatgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2008, 07:22 PM   #3
Chef Extraordinaire
pdswife's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Washington
Posts: 20,332
Send a message via AIM to pdswife Send a message via MSN to pdswife Send a message via Yahoo to pdswife
Hi Rubiksolved, I just looked at your site! Pretty cool!
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost
pdswife is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.