Author Archives: Jon Steiner

Maybe Not

Dave had been feeling pretty down, but he kept seeing inspirational messages on Facebook that said things like “You’re never too old to chase your dreams” and “You can do anything if you believe in yourself,” so one day he decided to pursue his dream of being the first person to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. It rapidly became clear, however, that the Facebook posts had been misleading and it was not going to be possible to achieve his dream, because Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzin Norgay had already been the first to climb Mount Everest in 1953. Plus also the fact that Dave was an 82-year-old quadriplegic.