Category: <span>365 Questions That Google Can’t Answer</span>

Question 315 of 365: What should we sing and what must we speak?

Image via Wikipedia One of the few non-AP courses I took my senior year of high school was Drama. It was, quite simply, the perfect course for someone interested in the arts but with little time to do much about it. There was no homework. There were no projects to …

Question 314 of 365: What should we learn from updating our apps?

Image by FabioHofnik via Flickr For years I have put off doing software updates on my computer. I have found them painful and time consuming. I have found the thought of having to restart just to get a few extra features that I really won’t notice to be about as …

Question 312 of 365: What is the science of leaving?

Does calling you a “lucky bastard” mean that you are doing something right or something wrong? Does it mean that you have made a good decision for your career and are moving on to a place that others would like to be? Or are you being blamed for everything that …

Question 310 of 365: What is the right increment?

I used to think that incremental change would not suffice. Nothing would infuriate me more than baby steps forward. And yet, the kinds of revolutions I see around me are terrifying. Large scale pendulum swings and quick fixes that get massive amounts of press seem are wreaking havoc on everything …

Question 309 of 365: What is our Kleenex Acceptable Use Policy?

I was a nose picker. When I felt as though there was an obstruction, I went after it with gusto. I was not proud of this habit, but I didn’t know what else to do. I thought for a while that I might have an overly active snot producer. It …

Question 308 of 365: What does a new choice give us?

For the first time in about 5 years, I get to pick out a new cell phone. I was bound by a 2 year contract that transitioned directly into a district-approved phone. I haven’t had choice of provider, phone or plan for all of that time. Now that I must …

Question 307 of 365: Why should we sand?

Image via Wikipedia When my wife and I moved into our first house, we decided we would change a few things. We moved the refrigerator out of the hallway and into the kitchen. We covered over some¬†hideous¬†wood paneling with drywall. We even made consistent archways out of every entryway. Well, …

Question 306 of 365: What happens when you no longer have to explain?

I realize that I have spent a great part of my professional life explaining things. I explain how tools work or how to write a persuasive paper. I may take others through an experience to help them understand and figure things out for themselves, but in the end I am …