When asked why he choose to climb Mount Everest, mountaineer George Mallory famously responded "because it's there." That bravado is admirable and, obviously, the stuff that legends are made of. But in the face of reality, is it the best course of action?
My daughter woke up with a fever this morning. That means no daycare, and the grandparents weren't available to step in. Since its my turn in the rotation, I'm sitting at home with my daughter napping in my arms while my wife is in the office. She has sent me several texts thoughout the day to check on our little one, and I have to ask: Why?