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What’s the Word? Hooks

4.06.2014 | Writing

If I could, I would live my life with nothing but hooks for hanging my clothes. I hate folding things and putting them in drawers or on hangers. I have a friend who finds it therapeutic; I find it tedious. If my room and closet were lined with rows of hooks from as high as… read more

What’s the Word? Telestrations

12.04.2014 | Writing

Telestrations isn?t a real word, don?t worry. It?s a game by USAopoly that combines Pictionary with that old game of ear whispering called ?Telephone?. (http://www.amazon.com/Telestrations-Telephone-Game-Sketched-Out/dp/B001SN8GF4) Do you remember playing that as a kid? A group would sit in a circle and one person would whisper a short phrase or sentence into his neighbor?s ear. The… read more

What’s the Word? Grey

1.04.2014 | Writing

Most people in the English-speaking world have heard of the 2011 best-selling and controversial book, ?Fifty Shades of Grey?. I have not read it, so let?s just get that out there. This isn?t a book report. But the title intrigues me. I?ve always seen the world in black and white. In absolutes. The truth or… read more

What’s the Word? Coexist

27.03.2014 | Writing

Have you seen the bumper stickers on cars around town, suggesting that we all get along and accept one another?s different perspectives? The various fonts displayed for each letter are meant to further underscore the diversity and peaceful cohabitation of all faiths and creeds. Ahhh?peace on earth, as it were. In fact, the very definition… read more

What’s the Word? Integrity

10.03.2014 | Writing

This is going to sound strange, but watching a Miley Cyrus video made me think of integrity. Bear with me? I won?t post the link to the video because it?s not exactly family friendly, but watching Wrecking Ball, mouth agape, shaking my head, had me thinking to myself, ?This girl has no idea what she?s… read more