Category Archives: communication

Language

Since this blog went public in 2011, I’ve written about language and languages several times. I don’t remember writing about wishing I could speak a particular language, but I may have. However, in the last few decades, I’ve wondered if … Continue reading

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Color Me Confusing

I love questions like, “What color describes your personality and why?” What do you think when you hear a question like that? Do you quiver with anticipation of sharing your inner being with someone? Or do you cringe with dread, … Continue reading

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Memories…Aromatically Speaking

Talk about a loaded question. I was just asked if I had a memory linked to a smell. One would hope the person posing such a question was looking for an answer like one of these. “Yes, baby powder! It … Continue reading

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A Goal on the Horizon

It’s January, and in my little corner of the world, it’s time to jump back into the Bloganuary community of WordPress. Today’s first Bloganuary challenge is “What is something you want to achieve this year?” My answer is simple and, … Continue reading

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Speaking of Distractions

Okay, it is mea culpa time. I let my ego overload my to-do list and am behind on publishing some of my work. Specifically, I ended Wish Carefully with a stay-tuned note in the middle of November. So far, the … Continue reading

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A Question of Focus

Okay, you may not be to the age of turning down the volume so you can see street signs. But, it is likely, if you play the radio, stereo, or whatever in your car, you experience another little trick of … Continue reading

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The Newest Pejorative: Community?

If you do not pay attention to the click-bait and so-called news links on your browser’s home page, you may find yourself out of the loop on so many things you might as well become a monk. Take my experience … Continue reading

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The Language War: Confusing the Issue?

A few weeks ago, I posted a blog criticizing a grammar program’s caution that I might offend someone with my narrative. It suggested I change the wording of a sentence to be more inclusive. If you’re interested in the details … Continue reading

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At The Moment

No, the title is not a quote from someone. It is my semi-sarcastic way of saying most of us have our favorite quote of the moment, of the month, of our lives, or that we can remember. The other side … Continue reading

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Intelligent Stupidity?

If you think about it, human intelligence is a fascinating topic. For example, depending on the source consulted, there are eight to ten different ways of classifying one’s intelligence quotient. That is why some people can solve complex formulas in … Continue reading

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