Words: Weighted Hateful Hurtful Hollow

There are a lot of wishes I make in a day, the most consistent having been, “I wish people would consider the weight of their words.” It isn’t just the heavy words, either – the ones with cruel or hurtful content. No. There are plenty of words floating around out there that are a waste of vowels and consonants and I wish there was a way to get people to use words more carefully. And, use them more commonly and […]

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Know-it-All (wrong)

Turns out, some of those grown-ups that I put my ever-lovin’ childhood trust in to know everything, did NOT know everything.  As a result, my youthful attempts to achieve know-it-all status ultimately turned into more of a know-it-all, but know-it-all-wrong kind of thing. The problem with having wrong information fed to you is akin to one of my (many) favorite Steve Martin comedy routines which featured the concept of teaching a child to speak completely wrong, so that when they […]

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