Trouble in river city.
How did they do it? They probably used a a chair. The owner, Anthony Giles, a professional trombone player, felt dented, just like the bell but unexpected events often lead us to new discoveries and new ideas.
Did Edison really sit on the light bulb to create its unique shape? The best brass repair guy was called in New York City. Everyone knows The Brasslab, Chuck Alexander, the master of Red Hot Customer Service. The “bone” was packed up for its trip to New York City.
An immediate diagnosis indicated that the bell needed to stay for repair. This is not good. So, the trombone player, Anthony Giles went searching through through his “spare bells” and came up with a 10 year old bell which turned out to be a better fit for his playing. I’m told that, as a musician, you’re always looking for ways to improve; By accident he had found one.
I think the kittens are not only off the hook but may be psychic and were trombone players in one of their other lives.
So what does this mean to the rest of us mortals? Can we possible train our mind to move from “victim” to being “proactive?” Stephen Covey in his book, Seven Habits of Highly Successful People talks about “mindfulness.”
Make lemonade out of lemons, the obvious.
Realize that even a seemingly a disaster can be a new path for your life.
Be always thinking and wondering.
Life and success is all about attitude; never let circumstances dictate your feelings.
Think out of the box, why do you even need a “box to think out of ?”
Did I say, don’t leave your trombone on the floor?