From this day forward… (4.18.2016)

Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in Talking Good

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” ― C.G. Jung. Amen to that, Carl, and to prove your point, I will confess that, as maddening as it is to find myself trapped in a conversation with someone who rambles on and on, I know that I, too, can […]

There is no such thing as a 300-pound pink elephant

Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Talking Good

May I clear something up?  There seems to be a lot of confusion about how and when to use various metaphorical references to our big, wrinkly gray (or pink) friend, the elephant.  We know about the “elephant in the room,” “pink elephants” and “white elephant sales,” but, more often than not, these phrases get all […]