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Playing in the sandbox of perspective: who’s ‘ami’ are we talking about?

I laughed myself silly when I saw the video below.  Count the times the guy says ‘Miami’. I’ll save you some time – it’s 6.  It takes him 6 times to put himself in the little girl’s shoes or rather … Continue reading

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Perspective and mamahood

As you know if you’ve read this blog before, the focus is all on perspective.  How our perspective changes depending on what lenses we’re wearing. We think we’re neutral and objective but we’re not. We’re biased.  Way biased. We see … Continue reading

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When blackberries were a fruit – a funny perspective from the BBC

It’s all a matter of perspective, when… a blackberry was a type of fruit frozen meant what happens when you put something in the freezer juice was something you drank orange was a fruit (orange being a telecommunications company for … Continue reading

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There are years that ask questions and years that answer

In the book Their Eyes Were Watching God author Zora Neale Hurston writes there were years that ask questions and years that answer. Besides being a sentence that made me jolt to a stop and ponder, it’s a great way … Continue reading

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Time for audience participation: we see what we expect to see

I love traveling by train so when I found myself on the platform in Amsterdam looking for the right platform I was like a kid looking forward to an ice cream cone on a hot summer’s day.  (The fact that … Continue reading

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The view from Dolores Umbridge (Harry Potter) on a bad day

The word’s aflutter with the release of the new Harry Potter movie, which made my kids take the opportunity to watch a previous version, specifically the Order of the Phoenix.  We were all snuggled up in bed watching when it … Continue reading

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