Question 142 of 365: Who controls the power of suggestion?

Image via Wikipedia My children have trigger words. Certain phrases cannot be said in their presence. If these words are uttered within earshot, the response is so immediate and severe that you will wonder if there will ever be another state of mind for them. These are words like “ice …

Question 94 of 365: Should we buy and sell our screen real estate?

My wife and I sold our first house this weekend. It was the place that both of our children started their lives. It was the first place that we could truly call our own. And, it now belongs to someone else. It is theirs to experience and tell stories about. …

Question 12 of 365: Which words cause us to act?

Action is a relative term. Is action the clicking of a button on a webpage? Is action the filling out of a form? Is action telling a friend or coworker about an idea? Is action standing outside holding up a sign, or waiting in a line? Or is action simply …