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Connecting the dots.

Essays about how we communicate and why it matters.

Another Polar Vortex? Time to reread The Tempest.


Posted on Monday, February 24, 2014 by Shelley Cowan

It’s been quite a year: Record cold, snow and ice throughout the eastern U.S. California faces catastrophic drought; southern England was battered by wind and rain; volcanoes devastated Indonesia. And high above the earth, clear air turbulence played havoc with jet planes.  ..

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Worst Communicators Ever


Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by Shelley Cowan

The other day, dozens of tornados swept through the Midwest. Lives lost. Property destroyed. Such widespread and severe storms are unusual this late in the year.  ..

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