Monthly Archives: January 2018

Kindness as Currency

They placed it on her pillow. It wasn’t the closest to the door. It required a level of consideration by the staff member who would repeat the action in potentially hundreds of rooms that evening. This small gesture exuded thoughtfulness. Tomorrow it would be 75 degrees and sunny. And because of Monica at the Read More

Demonstrating Adjective Restraint

Huddled in layers of sweaters and socks as the ‘bomb cyclone’ grips the eastern seaboard, I’m struck by the increased use of bombastic terms and phrases in our lexicon. Meteorology is not alone in its adoption and promotion of pulse-racing descriptions. We have been deep in "superlative land" for some time now, creating a level of...
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