Sharpen Your Writing Skills: Write About Smell

10.15.2012 writing

I must confess, my sense of smell is the weakest of my senses, but still critical to the way I experience the world. My weak ability to smell might have been a benefit in my younger life, growing up on a farm and in the middle of an active oil field. But I remember quite [...]

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Modern Manners: Perfume

09.17.2012 Modern Manners

Manners and social behavioral “norms” are often looked on today as something pretentious and artificial. Frankly, I don’t care much about which fork one should use for shellfish or what the proper procedure is for leaving a calling card. I do, however, care about moving about in this crowded and noisy world. I believe that [...]

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