Monthly Archives: June 2019


 Teaching Others What I Need To Learn  Those of us who are writers work out our stuff in public, even under the  guise of pretending to write about someone else. In other words, we try to teach what it is … Continue reading

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Playing A Violin Solo Metaphors are among our principle vehicles for understanding.                                                                     George Lakoff and Mark Johnson This favorite metaphor is probably unfamiliar to most readers. It has personal meaningfulness to me. And I think a great lesson for all of … Continue reading

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Some Of My Favorites Human thinking depends on metaphor. We understand new and complex things in relation to what we already know. Jonathan Haidt I am a big fan of metaphor and have written many blogs about metaphor. Somehow I … Continue reading

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Or The Second Mountain People may spend their whole lives climbing the ladder of success only to find, once they reach the top, that the ladder is leaning against the wrong wall.  Thomas Merton. This bog is because I am … Continue reading

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