Rubix Cube…They Unsolved It.

January 12, 2008 at 11:18 pm 5 comments

My son had a friend over tonight…they could not resist the perfection of the cube.  Trying to do tricks, they obliterated it.

I re-worked it in 20-30 minutes.

Not able to resist it’s perfection, my son, once again, obliterated it again…majorly.  

I solved it in 9-10 minutes from ground zero.

What is amazing to me is not doing it faster.  It’s the learning curve.  Three weeks.  One hour.  Thirty minutes.  Nine minutes. 

Keep trying…it’s so worth it when things begin to take shape and come together, and you can pick things up more quickly than the last time.  Keep at it!  Your “it”…whatever IT is.

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  • 1. touchofglory  |  January 13, 2008 at 1:22 pm

    Danny got a rubik’s cube for Christmas from his sister. He’s always woring on it! Not solved it yet, but close the last time I looked!

  • 2. touchofglory  |  January 13, 2008 at 1:22 pm

    I meant “working” on it! 🙂

  • 3. blueraindrop  |  January 13, 2008 at 5:10 pm

    i dont have that kind of patience to let the learning curve do its curving. do they still have easily removed stickers marking the colors?

  • 4. mandythompson  |  January 13, 2008 at 5:50 pm

    WOW – 9 minutes!!!! my husband would be proud

  • 5. Merrie  |  January 13, 2008 at 7:54 pm

    Thanks so much for the encouragement… I have never never never even come close to getting one SIDE of the thing done. I’m really impressed. It must be an anointing!

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