modesty shmodesty

mod·est adj.

  1. Having or showing a moderate estimation of one’s own talents, abilities, and value.
  2. Having or proceeding from a disinclination to call attention to oneself; retiring or diffident. See Synonyms at shy1.
  3. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress.
  4. Free from showiness or ostentation; unpretentious. See Synonyms at plain.
  5. Moderate or limited in size, quantity, or range; not extreme: a modest price; a newspaper with a modest circulation.

Meeting more folks these days that seem to love to tout their horns.
It’s a fine line between being confident and pretentious. But then again what do you do when you have got to market yourself – or the product or talent you have.

It’s like mardi gras :-)

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