Wash Before You Wear!

I have a few quirks when it comes to how I deal with germy things. I refuse to keep my toothbrush in the bathroom because I’m convinced that microscopic bits of poop will get on it from people flushing. I get checked for STDs way more often than necessary.  Read More Wash Before You Wear!

How to Give Good Compliment: Turning Nice Thoughts into Nice Words

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

LTP: On Stars and Sneetches and Democracy

Heavens to Tennant, readers.  When you don’t like something, you go all out.  I’ve been pointed towards discussions all over the World Wide Web where people are upset about being able to give comments a thumbs-up or some stars.   As promised, we’re here to listen to your concerns and explain what it is we were trying to do. Read More LTP: On Stars and Sneetches and Democracy