Once upon a time, I could type 120 wpm with no errors and take dictation down in shorthand at 120 wpm. It was amusing tbh, because my boss soon learned that he didn’t need to use a dictaphone or take the type to dictate the letter, he could simply talk me through a letter and I’d type it as we went. Afterward, he’d read it over before signing it, and if he didn’t like the wording, we’d simply redo (which by the way was few and far between) since he knew what he wanted to say and said it well.

I doubt that typing 120 wpm was impressive to anyone but me. It was simply a matter of doing something whereby my body could keep up with my mind. (Why the music teacher suggested I learn the flute as I wouldn’t get bored).

Errors in all honesty are a part of life. Whether we like it or not, we’ve all made them and will make more. It’s a part of the learning cycle isn’t it? No one is perfect (although there are those that like to believe they are) and we always hope we don’t make a huge error in a moment of truth when it truly counts. Still, when I look back on my life, I think, yep that was an error, I’d sure like a redo on that one. The truth is, we live with those errors and on occasion we do get a redo, most often, we don’t. Errors simply become a part of who we are, our past, what we’ve learned and can change our opinion and ideas of ourselves, others and the world around us.

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