Tag Archives: COVID 19

Braving the Polls in 2020

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (United Press Irrational) – According to a recent phone survey by the National Association for the Hearing Impaired, over 90% of those polled said that, in the current election, they would vote for: It was unclear whether … Continue reading

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Subtexts (for the Implication-Impaired)

Subtitles or closed-captions (for the hearing-impaired): Most movies and TV shows have them. But what about subtexts, the underlying real meanings or implications behind people’s words? As a writer, blogger, social-networker, or even as as conversationalist, have you ever wished your … Continue reading

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Skewed Humor for a Skewed World

Skewed (def) – Marked by a sudden, unexpected change in direction. Synonyms: lurching, asymmetrical, off-kilter. Our world has always been a little skewed. But 2020, it would seem, is the year that proves it once and for all. And no … Continue reading

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What Defines Us?

19 years ago, on 9/11/2001, terrorists struck America. And it, or rather how we responded, came to define the first decade of the 21st century. Then, in the 2010s, the world reeled from the Great Recession, and in many ways … Continue reading

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Job Hunting During COVID-19

So many people have lost their jobs this year. (I know this sounds like a joke, but it really happened): I received a cheerful notice from LinkedIn suggesting that I, “Congratulate  ______  for completing six months in their new position … Continue reading

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Dignity

It’s Labor Day in my country, a day in which we honor everyday working people. In other words, the vast majority of our population. This year has been uniquely difficult for them. Not only for restaurant servers, tradespeople and retail … Continue reading

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Is This Our Future?

Let’s prove them wrong! “Communication is merely an exchange of information, but connection is an exchange of our humanity.” ~Sean Stephenson “Carve your name on hearts and not on marble.” ~Charles Spurgeon “Happiness is only real when it’s shared.” ~Chris … Continue reading

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