Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Larceny Week: Trying Too Hard

Stealing today's question from former student Meg:

Why is it that when you try too hard, it means you're pretty much doomed to fail?
Seems to me that there is a distinction to be drawn between the pitcher who tries to put too much on his fastball and throws it into the dirt and the nervous teen with a crush who tries too hard to impress. Or is there?