Tag Archives: Relationships

Imagery and Implication

As a student of damned near everything including psychology, child development, mass communications and so forth, a single phrase in a newspaper article jumped right out at me. The article is about a coming solar eclipse and includes the following … Continue reading

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A Foot In The Door

Putting “a foot in the door” harks back to the days of cold call door-to-door salesmen. Salesmen would knock on residential doors or, if you were wealthy enough to have one, ring the door bell. The housewife would open the … Continue reading

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Yellow Cab

I’d like to say it was the best of times, it was the worst of times; but that would be just plain wrong. Plagiarism aside, it was definitely the worst of times; not just for me but for a lot … Continue reading

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The Husband

Architects and engineers share a common expression when things fall apart or blow up in their faces: it’s “back to the drawing board” – in order to start from scratch. (‘scratch’ meaning ‘nothing’) We can also “revisit the question.“ A … Continue reading

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Don’t listen to Your Mother!

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The Essence of Human Sexual Relations

More Monkey Business When I was in grade school things were a lot more conservative and formal. Back then all the girls wore either dresses or skirts. On the playground one day I saw an older boy bet a girl … Continue reading

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