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As a curious observer of life, I blog on writing, marketing, my prairie - anything that interests me in the moment. I like to have conversations with readers, so don’t hesitate to leave a comment. I'll respond.

How much does the truth matter? Too little in politics.

By Carol / 15 November 2016 / 12 Comments

Count me among those who were rocked by the vitriol of the presidential campaign and shocked by the outcome. I suggest one of the reasons for public dismay was an inability to believe what we…

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How real are your memories?

By Carol / 11 February 2014 / 20 Comments

Research indicates our brains edit the past to accommodate present views. When we build a new memory, we gather little bits of information and store them together, say researchers at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of…

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Do the facts matter?

By Carol / 01 March 2013 / 25 Comments

The discussion swirling around the propensity of this year’s Oscar-nominated Best Pictures to have taken liberties with the facts has me asking: Do the facts matter? and  How much do the facts matter? In Oscar…

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