Expectations can be the killer of a good thing.

Aside

Version française suit.

I was at a Rob Thomas concert the other night and as he was introducing a song he said “Expectations can really kill a good thing”.

He wrote the song, Little Wonders, (which became the soundtrack for Meet the Robinsons,) when he was walking his dog.  He’d had a particularly crappy day and was talking to his dog as they walked along. Rob said he was stressed and annoyed until he realized his dog was simply looking up at him with a great big ‘smile’ and enjoying being out for a walk.  Rob was missing the beautiful day and a chance to walk  and play with his dog.  He let it go and had a great day – and wrote a great song! Continue reading