To the naive observer, washing dishes doesn’t look like a very glamorous occupation. A closer inspection reveals just how very correct this naive observation is. But even a dish room can offer interesting challenges, if you remember to look for them.
A noted pianist recounted an important lesson he’d received in his conservatory days: He and a professor had attended a concert by one of the great performers of the 20th century, a man then nearing the end of his career. Afterwards, the student commented on the number of mistakes the master had made. His professor [...]