Tony Romo, the former quarterback, is a great football "color commentator." He adds tremendously to the enjoyment of the game. But a few times every game, like nails on a blackboard, he'll say something like, "He should have ran the
I have nearly 1,000 "contacts" with my constituency annually: Newsletters, blog posts on two different blogs (the one you're reading is my public blog), videos, podcasts, cartoons, social media posts, articles and so forth. All of these are free. The
A lot of people think it's impolite to interrupt. It's actually impolite not to interrupt and instead ignore the droning and go into your own world thinking about what's for dinner or how to house train the new puppy.You simply say,
I'm glad Simone Biles stopped competing before she was seriously hurt. And Naomi Osaka clearly has emotional problems with her fame and her game. Other athletes are now chiming in. I can still remember Mary Lou Retton with a hurt
"It's a nice place to have been from," I often hear people say, denigrating their roots, their origins, because they've "made it." I guess I've "made it" by most standards, but I never forget my roots (in fact, there's a
Many people are fascinated by "UFOs" and it's bewildering. I think there are two reasons:It's a hobby for many, like bird watching or train watching, and they enjoy following the "leads" and stories in media and among similarly-minded people.
I once had a quack doctor, recommended to me (in error) by my long-standing doctor who was retiring. The quack, who's still practicing—and "practice" is the apt term—gave me a horrible diagnosis of a serious illness. He put me through