my father thinks it looks like a woman trying on a dress

wearing high heels. Harvard Art Museum wouldn’t let me take photos of the art, so I’m attaching the photo from their website below. Yes, I can see what he means, but he also couldn’t see the trees for the forest. He was searching for meaning. I can’t blame him for that, nor deny him the honor. … More my father thinks it looks like a woman trying on a dress

Mark Twain never said nothing ’bout dancing

Or maybe he did, but he didn’t say what Brené Brown on Facebook thinks he did. She was talking about this very cute YouTube: (Isn’t it just a little more than sad that so many people stood around taping it, rather than join in? Sigh…) Ironically, then, Brené Brown quotes dear Twain as having said this– Dance like … More Mark Twain never said nothing ’bout dancing

silence is golden, but don’t take it with any gold salts

Keeping quiet counsel. Keeping people’s business private. I do think I’ve written about this before, but I can’t find it now, so bear with me if this sounds familiar. It definitely feels Groundhoggy to me. There is a limit of what we can share with people, to the point that my kids think that I … More silence is golden, but don’t take it with any gold salts