Learning requires a strategy. Some people are visual learners. Some people are are tactile learners. Some people are auditory learners. According to an on-line quiz from some website that may or may not have information more reliable than Yahoo Answers, I am a tactile learner. Tactile learners generally learn better by doing instead of studying.
When you first move into a new neighborhood one of the most pressing dilemmas is your strategy for meeting the neighbors. Do you stroll up, shake hands, and kiss babies like some old school pol? Do you bribe everyone with cake? Do you blast loud music and throw up “Beware of Tiger” signs to scare everyone away and delay the awkward introductions until a time more of your choosing, such as, say, the year 2987? Do you dress your dog up like Batman and use him as an icebreaker? Do you hope nobody notices that you moved in and just accepts the fact that lights occasionally come on in the house that had been abandoned for the previous nine months? Or do you go with a more unconventional strategy rather than the generic methods listed above?
Today, April 29th, 2013, is the date when the most important story in the history of American team sports broke. We’ve long wondered and speculated about when and how it was going to happen. Countless ink has been spilled talking about this story. Endless numbers of talking heads have babbled back and forth to dissect every side of the issue.
I’m talking, of course, about Tim Tebow getting released by the New York Jets.