Dear Son, You Have No Idea How Many Times I’ve Wanted To Quit Ten years for one lap. Notice the 3 ski jumps behind Jack? Impossible is nothing. Dear Son, let me try to put this in perspective. There are 365 days in every year. So, at a minimum, I’d say at least 365 times each year I’m tempted to quit. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.