I have a co-worker who’s brilliant at giving compliments. She has a way of packing extra helpings of nice into every positive comment she makes. She once said to me, “Your hair looks especially great today!” Especially great. Not only is it a compliment for the hair on that particular day, but the implication is that, in order for hair to be especially great, it has to be great to start with, so it’s really a compliment for the hair every day! Read More How to Give Good Compliment: Turning Nice Thoughts into Nice Words
I realized this morning that one of the reasons I have been grouchy lately is that I haven’t made anything in almost a month. I am a compulsive maker of things – in other words, I’m crafty. Read More Lunchtime Poll: 3/4
It’s 10pm on the East Coast and we’re wrapping up Presidents’ Day. Raise your hand if you checked your mailbox, Read More Open Thread: 2/21
Happy February, everyone! Or not. Despite the fact that this month starts off strong with some family and friends’ birthdays, February as a whole is my least-favorite month. I just think the cozy charm of winter has worn off and everyone is looking forward to the spring. Read More Lunchtime Poll 2/1
Hello! I can see lots of people have hopped in to the buddypress features and started playing, that’s fantastic and probably the fastest way to learn how everything works and how to use it. We’re all still learning, too (I just found a new thing five minutes ago) so we will figure out how to make the most of the new toys together. Get a coffee and let’s dig in! Read More Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, What Did We Do to the Place?