He was as sad as a chef who got fired.
He was as sad as a chef on Hell’s Kitchen after being ridiculed and fired by Gordon Ramsay on primetime TV.
He was as sad as a golfer after missing a 2-foot putt.
He was as sad as a golfer missing the 2-foot putt in front of the world to win the British Open.
He was as sad as a child who lost his toy.
He was as sad as a child who lost the toy that comforted him every night since he was born.
He was as stressed as a chef who burned the steak.
He was as stressed as a white house chef who burned the steaks for the inauguration dinner.
He was as stressed as a golfer lining up a tricky 6-foot putt.
He was as stressed as a golfer at the British Open lining up the winning 6-foot putt at the British Open.
He was as stressed as a child awaiting his report card.
He was as stressed as a child walking home from school with his failing report card that his parents have yet to see.
Exercise 2 – Animals
He worked as hard as a mule on a hot afternoon in Death Valley.
He ate like a dog who got into the trashcan after a big steak dinner.
He screamed like a hyena in heat.
Exercise 3 – Comparing Processes
Learning how to blog is like learning how to go through labor. As much as you learn about it, nothing can prepare you for the real thing.
Writing a good headline is like wrapping a Christmas gift. Sure, you could go without it, but that would kill the magic, wouldn’t it?
(this one was tough) Dreaming up metaphors is like learning how to juggle. Super frustrating and a huge time-suck, but when you’ve got it, you’re left with a thing of beauty that lasts forever.