Today, I was working hard on the outside landscaping (more on that in tomorrow’s post). Most of the time, when I’m out front doing something that will take a while, I plant my iPhone on top of my fence and … Read the rest
Posts Categorized: Communication
I’m such a soft touch. A sucker. I thought I was helping Puerto Rico out. I totally bought into the fake news that getting devastated by a category 5 hurricane was a disaster. Silly, gullible me.
It’s not a disaster. … Read the rest
Ugh. You hadda go do it. You just couldn’t let me enjoy my Halloween preparations in peace.
Ugh. Okay, let’s just get through this.
The latest expression of…I’m actually at a loss for words…from the person inhabiting the office of … Read the rest
I’m not a big fan of texting.
Not because of the terrors of texters and their lack of awareness. This isn’t a diatribe about distracted drivers or pedestrians.
Nope, I’m not a big fan of texting because I’m just not … Read the rest
Must see TV! Miss it not! Call in sick! Send the kids to school (even if there it’s ut for the summer)! Lock the doors! Turn off the ringers! The biggest testimony in, well, whenever is going to happen this … Read the rest
I’ve often written about my affection for an extended vocabulary. It’s long been a benefit to me in my reading, my writing and my crossword puzzle solving.
I’ve also mentioned how possessing (and employing) muscular diction has its drawbacks. I’ve … Read the rest
I wanted to research an abstruse question this morning and therefore typed it into my browser, up came 233,000 results. For an abstruse question.
Asking a generally obvious question, such as, “Why is summer warmer than winter?”, generated 2,060,000 results.… Read the rest
There are few real impossibilities in life, just as there are few real absolutes. So why do so many people use “always” and “never”?
The words tend to show up most of the time when someone wants to put emphasis … Read the rest
Oh, those annoying nitpickers with memories…
Donald Trump rode an unconventional (I’m being charitable) campaign all the way to the big seat in the White House. He made a lot of brash and bold claims and his people loved him … Read the rest
Well. That answers that.
In all likelihood, “that” has always been the answer.
No, you’re not coming in on the middle of a conversation. Or, perhaps, in some ways, you are. It’s a long-running debate I’ve been having and even … Read the rest