Category Archives: The Cognitive Me

Words I’ve Been Dying To Use

Bucolic [byoo- kol -ik] adjective Of or suggesting an idyllic rural life. The likelihood of me using this word during the course of typical, day to day conversation is low. So this post is satisfying my itch to notify the … Continue reading

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Responding to Facebook Birthday Wishes

Every year it happens. I fret and over analyze how I should acknowledge all the kind birthday wishes people leave on my Facebook wall. Like any good Google dependent Gen-Xer, I searched to see how much thought others had given … Continue reading

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Documentaries – My Internal Dialog

Me, to myself: “Hmmm, Helvetica. How in the world could someone make an 80 minute documentary about a font?” Me, to myself (in response): “Good question. It’s possible  this documentary could be really interesting and full of useless knowledge about … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Been Stuck on the Phone With a Heavy Breather?

Following is an over analysis of having to listen to a heavy breather on the phone during conference calls. Annoyed. Disgusted. Distracted. These words come to mind to describe what I’m thinking when I have to sit through a 60 … Continue reading

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Like the Scoville Unit for Peppers?

Every once in a while I get to enjoy a day full of variety. Variety of new and rare experiences. Variety of location. Variety of the people with whom I encounter. Today I started my morning in Raleigh, NC., finished … Continue reading

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