Out on a Limb: Pricey Tools are Worth the Pain

By Steve Shanesy
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From the April 2004 issue #140
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While growing up in my house, “making do” was a cardinal principle by which we all lived. It was accepted as fact that a new baseball glove wasn’t going to make you a better baseball player, nor would a fancy bike be necessary to win a race.

While I continue to believe the conclusions we reached about “making do,” I have learned, although it took a long time, to get past “making do” and allow myself to appreciate the merits of having better things. Tools illustrate this point.

From the April 2004 issue #140
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