Category: Featured Thought

4th of July Thoughts

“When people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.” “When the press is free and every man is able to read, all is safe.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

Typography Tip

If you learned to type in a formal class (pre-word processing days, so long ago), you learned to type two spaces after a period. That was standard practice in the days of the typewriter that featured monospaced fonts. That is,…

More than a flock of sheep.

Specific designations describe groups of animals. You probably know it’s a flock of sheep, a school of fish, and a pride of lions. A herd of cattle? Actually, it’s a drove of cattle. Elephants come in herds. A litter of…

Challenges of English Vocabulary

I’m often happy that English is my first language. There’s one exception after another whether it’s irregular verbs, spelling, pluralizations, and the list goes on. It’s house and houses but not mouse and mouses. It geese not gooses, but more…

Character Counts

Character counts. That’s your character as opposed to counting characters in your Twitter feed. “Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wind, and only character endures.” ~ Horace Greeley.