From the Particular to the General

Young fella: I think I'll skip wrestling this afternoon.

Old fella: Why's that?

Young fella: I'm tired, was up all last night with that girl, and I've some other things to do.

Old fella: Well, sure, you could skip it... but another day you don't practice is just another day before you're good, isn't it?

This entry is part of my journal, published December 13, 2012, in New York City.