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Connecting the dots.

Essays about how we communicate and why it matters.

Technology on Vacation


Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by Shelley Cowan

Our friends down the Peninsula reminded us that we left “some sort of speaker” at their Little Cottage last year. They thought we might want to take it to the cottage we’re renting this month.  ..

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Month Away


Posted on Tuesday, July 09, 2013 by Shelley Cowan

Here is how Month Away starts: I finished Cutting for Stone last night. One of the best novels I’ve ever read. My husband and son, now headed back to Cincinnati, are taking it back to the library. [Tonight. Right?] ..

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Mindful Communication


Posted on Thursday, April 12, 2012 by Shelley Cowan

How often do you reread an email before sending, or ask yourself if the message is important and clearly written? ..

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