Blessed are the late bloomers An eight-grader (#3) started last night’s varsity game. His brother also made varsity in 8th grade. That was two years ago. he’s #23, starting point guard as a 10th-grader. Blessed are the late bloomers. You and me both. • • • • • This website is about our WORK. To ponder today’s post about our HQ, click here. If you want to stay on this site and read more posts from this Blog, click here. 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.