Re: I need your help....Iím going to try to change a bad habit..
Author: Ernie Elf
Date: 11-30-2019 - 12:08
Larkspur Rick Wrote:
> Weíre a little over a month away from beginning a
> new year...
> The habit that I want to reform is my weakness to
> Ďattackí people that post ideas or suggestions
> that appear simply wrong, or inadequate to the
> realities of SP/NWP 2472 that once rusted away for
> years in Larkspur (until I ultimately discovered
> My new pattern that I want to adopt is to be more
> curious, than presumptive. My goal is to try to
> honor the kernel, of an idea that might lie at the
> root of a fresh idea or a new solution.
> I need to try to tease the proposals into a
> clearer statement of the intent of the inquiring
> person. So for example, if someone says to me
> that NWP 2472 was never moved from a Bay Area
> scrap yard to Larkspur, where I discovered it and
> ultimately saved it through my awareness campaign
> (pre-internet days, by the way), I just need to
> try to understand the cause of their
> misunderstanding. Maybe they're confusing it with
> SP 2479 which was similarly rusting on the
> sleepers for years at Castro Point. I realize it
> can be confusing to folks who haven't studied NWP
> history the way I have, so I need to try to be
> more patient.
> So, if you read one of my posts that is rude, too
> terse, or ridicules the nascent idea, or point of
> confusion, please remind me of my intended
> commitment to be more inquisitive, than
> Thatís the new behavior I want to change in my
> behavior as a poster on this message board.
> The old behavior is decades old, and well,
> ingrained ó but youíre never too old to change.
> Or, at least thatís what Iíve heard.
> Rick -- Larkspur
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