Literally Metaphorical

Literally Metaphorical

Recently, I’ve been wondering about the quandary of what we perceive to be literal. You know – the exact, the precise, the certain. It might be more accurate to say that I’ve been pondering the literal since literal leaves little room for wonder. I must confess that...
Shoulda Coulda Woulda

Shoulda Coulda Woulda

  Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda It’s an old mantra that in so many ways mocks a sense of truth from a number of dimensions: shoulda-coulda-woulda. It seems, most often, this old saying has been used to shine a light on needless regrets of what I should have done, could...
Sight or Insight

Sight or Insight

Sometimes a simple comment from an unsuspecting source in an unplanned location reveals an eye-opening reminder. The combination of all three may be what makes it immediately apparent and so memorable. I was recently at one of my favorite regular destinations, The...
Calculating Division

Calculating Division

In my early days of school, I never was the biggest fan of the so-called long-division. I don’t even know if they still teach long-division with those gridded layouts built as you work your way down through the problem.  A calculator gets you there much faster.  Yet,...
Best Intentions

Best Intentions

In the not so distant past, phones were solely an audio tool. Today, not so much … as they’ve evolved into much more of a visual device. And when used in the right place, at the right time for the right reason … they can be a valuable asset. Yet, that same phone can...