Word Climbing: is it better than dumbing words down?

Word Climbing: is it better than dumbing words down?

Do you recall a requisite of fourth grade English, the one to build a list of dead words to never use? My teacher, Mrs. Johnson, a svelte, distinguished woman who always wore black, instilled the notion in me. Very posh for small town Indiana, she was the wife of the...
Lawyer Up

Lawyer Up

As you may recall I am a process-oriented person, not a product-oriented person. So it was not what happened, but how it happened that shook me to my core. I was seated in my car, just a few minutes before 5:00 on a week day, stashing the dry cleaning receipt in the...