I can't remember much about Symbolic Logic (except that it involved a lot of symbols, I was very good at it, and at the end-of-year exam a mature-aged male student took one look at the paper and walked out of the room). What I remember very clearly, though, was the incredible Pen Twirling.
|This Dream SHALL Become A Reality|
I asked the Asian guy for a lesson, and he patiently agreed to teach me. And then I practiced the manouver over and over again, until, after a year of Symbolic Logic and dozens and dozens of lost pens, I was a Pen Twirler myself. Not only could I twirl it forwards around my thumb, I could twirl it backwards, too. I still consider it to be one of my finest achievements.
But now I've become obsessed by another skill that is beyond me. Both my daughters are able to lift one eyebrow at a time, and I have no idea how they do it. And I need to know. I need to be able to lift one eyebrow. I don't know why, but I just DO. It is killing me.
I have started practicing the Single Eyebrow Lift every day, holding down one side of my face with a finger whilst I raise the other. So far all I've done is to increase the burden of wrinkles on my forehead, but I know my persistence will pay off sometime.
At least, I think it will. It bloody better. Or I will have to learn to juggle tennis balls or something, and that won't do anyone any good.
Can you raise one eyebrow? Or wiggle one ear? If so, can you tell me HOW???