Gretchen Rubin

Story: Sometimes Flawed Can Be More Perfect Than Perfection.

This week's video story: Sometimes flawed can be more perfect than perfection.

 

This is one of my favorite Secrets of Adulthood, and I tell another story about the same idea here, about the ballet and wabi-sabi and Glenn Gould. (Wow, that's an odd combination, now that I think of it.)

That idea is related to another story,  about another Secret of Adulthood that my mother told me, right before my wedding: Sometimes the things that go wrong make the best memories.

The story that I tell comes from Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom.

What do you think? Have you seen any examples where flawed was more perfect than perfection?

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