A Curious Notion: A Storm on the Horizon

Isaac, a hurricane with a name that conjures up notions of biblical proportions is headed for TampaFlorida, of all places, and is due to arrive on Monday,  just in time for the Republican National Convention. This is such a delicious slice of irony that I refuse to open the door to all the jokes and … Continue reading

A Curious Notion: Listening, Hearing, and the Burden of Clarity

“I get home from the drive-thru and the contents of the bag that I paid for is not what I ordered, damn!” I am sure that we have all experienced a similar episode in which one is extremely frustrated by the failure of another person to distinguish between listening to and merely hearing something important … Continue reading