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Why the Anniversary of D-Day Gave Me a Moment of Happiness.

My husband and I sleep with all-news radio playing (which I’m sure is a very bad idea, but we do), and I woke this morning to the reminder that today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, when the Allied trips landed on the beaches of  Normandy. I read a lot about D-Day when I was writing Forty Ways to Look …


Story: An Englishman Would Not Take Snapshots.

For the weekly videos, I now tell a story. I’ve realized that for me, and I think for many people, a story is what holds my attention and makes a point most powerfully. This week’s story: An Englishman would not take snapshots of a fine vessel sinking…   In case you want to read the text: The Middle East have …


Story: Sometimes Words Only Diminish What You Want To Convey.

For the weekly videos, I now tell a story. I’ve realized that for me, and I think for many people, a story is what holds my attention and makes a point most powerfully. This week’s story: Sometimes words only diminish what you want to convey. I’ve never forgotten this story, ever since I came across it while doing research for …