Summer is about expanding horizons, but it’s also a chance to look at some familiar things in a new way.
“We enhance stockholder value through strategic business initiatives by empowered employees working in new team paradigms.”
To keep a reader engaged, the most colorful language pales next to a simple situation that compels the mind to wonder, “What’s next?”
Comedian Louis C.K. has a famous routine where he mocks those who agonize over what to do with their lives. He demonstrates his answer by pointing to his mouth and saying, “Just put food in here.”
Family pets are more than just furry, drooling, hair-shedding, furniture-scratching consumers of costly veterinary services.
Here in the season of giving, it’s a good time to consider a certain set of gifts — the kind we never wanted and would have said “No, thanks,” if anyone had asked.
Does anyone besides me remember the “Edmund Scientific Catalog?” Its arrival in the mail was like a secular Christmas.
Graveyards freak people out. I still remember a childhood playmate telling me, long ago, you have to hold your breath while walking or driving past one or you might “inhale a ghost.”
Call it a walkabout, a pilgrimage or a spirit quest, but the idea is basically this: You’re so busy and burdened that to get back in step with your life you’ve got to walk away from it for awhile.