Judge a Book By its Cover?

Mel Cook
1 min readFeb 28, 2021

As a child, I was taught to be creative. I was also taught that things are not always as they appear. As a child, I was taught to see shapes in clouds and watched them move. I was taught some form of respect is given the rest is earned. I was taught we work hard for things in life. I was also taught not to judge a book by the cover.

I have walked many paths during my life. I still continue to apply the teachings from my youth. More often than not I tend to fall short of my goals.

I’m like many of you guys and gals. I have high hopes, dreams, and a past. I…