“How long should you try? Until.”
– Jim Rohn, American speaker and best-selling author
“That’s going to take him half the summer!”
I had heard a number of neighbours say it. They were talking about my uncle. Sometime prior, he had purchased a used Caterpillar bulldozer. It was small and old. He had bought it with a specific purpose in mind – clearing 14 acres of brush to create some new pastureland.
My uncle’s land was across the road from ours. It was summer, so I was out of school and busy in the hayfield. Each day, as I drove by on the tractor, I’d wave to him and (if he saw me) he’d wave back. A couple times, I stopped to watch him work. The little dozer chugged and belched smoke as the stand of poplar...
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