A. Of course I can
A. 'Cool' and 'I'm fine' come to mind.
A. Nelson Mandela comes to mind--Someone who sacrificed his own comfort and well-being for the greater good without being consumed by bitterness.
A. Playing the cello well.
A. I gave up perfection quite some time ago--too limiting. Happiness comes in different ways on different days. Could be canoeing with my husband, listening to jazz at a club and sipping a Manhattan, snuggling in flannel sheets on a chilly morning, with no place I've got to be any time soon. The important thing is to make time for it, which is something I've had to learn.