Online Pluses and Minuses

Online Pluses and Minuses

Almost incomprehensible to me is the emergence and reliance of online interface during our home-stay, now nearing nine months of 2020. My husband and I are wildly gregarious, so quarantine initially made us glum. We felt cut off from the world, outcasts in our own...
Clear, Concise, and Complete

Clear, Concise, and Complete

Writing requires judicious revision, a truism that used to alarm the novel novelist that was me. No more. I’m more assured in my skills. Writing can effortful, not glib, for some, though seldom for me. It requires accountability: to be purposeful and precise,...
The Customer is Always Right – Wrong!

The Customer is Always Right – Wrong!

🙂 As you may know I have an extravagantly-healthy sense of self. Predicated on a staple of life demonstrated repeatedly, steadfastly, and in numerous ways: I was raised in small farm-based communities in the ’50s Midwest, a place where everyday life was replete...
Double entendre words

Double entendre words

We’re all aware of double entendre, a French phrase that masks dirty tricks of language, sexual innuendo and such. I recall an embarrassing attempt to titter beyond my parent’s Squaresville comprehension once as a teen. Only once. Nevermore…I’d...
Lucky

Lucky

  “DO YOU FEEL LUCKY? It’s the line from a classic movie which, because Larry and I were dating, I went to see, despite the fact that I hate violence – verbal or physical – and that movie had plenty of both. I kept my eyes firmly shut much...