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Book Discussion: Out of the Maze

Book Discussion: Out of the Maze

I was introduced to Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson, MD several years ago and recently went in search of it again. When I found it, I also discovered a sequel written by Dr. Johnson and published posthumously that tells the story of Hem.

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Book Discussion Series

Book Discussion Series: Tribe

On the surface, Tribe: Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger seems to be far from a gripping read for most people not affected by life in the military. Famous for works such as The Perfect Storm and War, in this book, Junger discusses an aspect of military life often overlooked – coming home.

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A Note on Profanity

A Note on Profanity: It’s a Complicated Topic

When I sat down to write this post about profanity, I had a very clear picture of the idea I wanted to convey. The singular idea was that we provide words power. A word is just a word. A phrase is just a phrase. It is the speaker and the receiver who give a word

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Negative Political Ads

The Message of Negative Political Ads

The political campaign season is underway in the United States. It brings with it political advertising as candidates at all levels vie for your vote. Over the next few months almost every commercial break will include a negative ad from a candidate disparaging their opponent. Unfortunately (or fortunately depending how you look at it), I

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Books circling the words: Book Discussion Series: The Giver

Book Discussion Series: The Giver

If you decide to buy the book, you can support my work by using one of the affiliate links in this post. It will cost you nothing extra, but I will get a little something. Thank you! One of my favorite young adult novels is The Giver by Lois Lowry. I recently saw the movie

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