Category Archives: Communication

Marriage 101

I consider myself a relatively intelligent man, not to be confused with a smart one.  There is a difference.  To me intelligence is something you gain through education and life experiences.  Being smart is something you gain by being married.  … Continue reading

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New And Improved

I am always amazed, whenever I have a need to replace a piece of equipment, at how sophisticated everything has become.  I don’t care if it is a kitchen range or a toilet seat.  Everything has been enhanced.  So I … Continue reading

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Missing Mister

There was a time that you knew you were growing older because people younger then you began to call you Mister.  Today, you know you are growing old because you expect people younger then you to call you Mister, but … Continue reading

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The Funeral

I have to go to a funeral next week.  I don’t want to go, but then, who, if they had a choice, would want to attend one.  It is not that it is sad, per se, which it is.  It … Continue reading

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Turnabout

“What we look at is not as important as what we see” “Thank you. Thank you very much” Ed said to the young man in the hoodie that held open the pharmacy door as he drove his power chair through … Continue reading

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But Now I See

This morning I read a post called “Perceptions” written by blogger “Butterfly Sand” about disabilities and how they can be perceived by strangers and casual acquaintances.  It bears an important message.  As such, I am republishing this post I made … Continue reading

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Failure To Communicate

I am sure that most if not all of you at some time or other, have had a phone conversation with a customer service representative, and came away with mixed emotions. This of course would have been when you could … Continue reading

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