David on Season 7 of MasterChef made it as far as the final five when he nearly gave up and walked out. If you aren’t familiar, MasterChef is a contest to find the best home cook in America. Auditions take place throughout the country, and the top 100 make it to the screening where 20 are given the “coveted white apron” and continue on to compete. Each week, the cooks are subjected to rigorous challenges in which one cook is eliminated. To make it to final five is no small feat – the amount of talent and the mental strength you need to strategically weave your way through each challenge is daunting.
Over the weekend, we adopted a six month old Bernese Mountain Dog puppy. He’s sweet and precious and a bundle of joy, but my first observation as a new puppy mom is there is a lot of crushing of unbridled enthusiasm taking place; much boundary setting and use of restraining words such as “stay” and “no” in […]