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As soon as I read this passage to my three-year old from the classic book Where the Wild Things Are, I felt a wave of pleasure and a flash back to my own childhood.  I had forgotten how ripe and tantalizing the words were; perfectly chosen, crisp, simple and powerful: And when he came to […]

I have been fascinated watching the faces of Olympic athletes just before they compete in a race.  Swimmer Michael Phelps has a quiet and intent look and is always connected to his iPod.  Gymnast Raj Bhavsar has a look of calm and peaceful confidence. I imagine that they have the following thoughts right before competing: […]

I love Matthew Stibbe’s blog Bad Language because it is so crisp and clean and useful. He has an excellent post on writing emails that you should all check out.  It does not contain earth-shattering information that you have never heard, but it is crisp, clean and useful.  Kind of like your emails should be […]