Last week I received an award, and I don't think I could have botched accepting it anymore than I did. Now I've received awards before, and I've embarrassed myself in some of those situations, too - but last week takes the cake. It's like I stood up and belly rolled to the stage.
For instance, at one award ceremony in college, my parents were invited. Upon my parents telling me they were coming, I told them "absolutely do not come. No one else's parents will be there."
Well, I debuted as an orphan that day. Everyone else's parents were there. Several times friends and other parents asked me where mine were.Read More