Why does everything have to be a contest? His photographs are beautiful and represent his talent; my quilts are fine too.
Isn't that the truth. I have a friend who is (or was, I hope she's grown out of it) very competetive. I draw and paint well, she does 3-D and design work well. But somehow she still would try to "stick it to me" and prove that she was better
than me. But it never worked. She couldn't draw, didn't want to draw, and I could draw. Drawing was what was important to me. I didn't do a lot of 3-D and design work, I wasn't particularly interested in it, and I always praised her work in that area. I thought she did wonderfully. But this never was enough for her. She wanted to "beat" me, and she wanted me to acknowledge that she'd "beaten" me. I think she was frustrated because I just wouldn't play along.
She couldn't get it through her skull: First, it isn't a competition. Second, even if it was
a competition, we'd be competing in completely different categories. We were never
competing against each other, except in her