5 Ways to Bring Words to Life During the Holidays

5 Ways to Bring Words to Life During the Holidays

Hard to believe Christmas is just three weeks away, and the only thing I have done to prepare is put up the Christmas tree and a few other decorations. I’ve done no Christmas shopping; I’ve mailed no Christmas cards (though I did finally order them last night); I’ve baked nary a cookie or other delicious Christmas treat.

My Word of the Week: Go

My Word of the Week: Go

go – verb \ˈgō\ :  to move on a course :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure __________ I had plans yesterday, important plans for how I would spend my day working. I had a list and...
5 Ways Words Say “I Care”

5 Ways Words Say “I Care”

Words get a bad rap when it comes to showing people we care. The common mantra, “Don’t tell me you love me, show me!” encapsulates the idea that actions speak louder than words. In many cases, it’s true. If actions and words don’t line up, we generally trust a...
A Way with Words

A Way with Words

I would like to say that an NPR program called to interview me because I had just received the Nobel Prize for Literature, but that would be only half true. An NPR program did call to interview me, but actually, that’s only half true, too. An NPR program called,...