Archive for February 1st, 2007

how did i not hear about the village near stonehenge?

Posted on February 1, 2007. Filed under: randomness, today i learned, Travelling |

Apparently this discovery is old news, but I just read about it today. And it’s pretty cool that they’ve found remains of an actual village that can date back to 2500 BC in England — and that it looks to be in a very well preserved state.

Have you been to Stonehenge? I made it there last summer, and it was really neat to be standing in the same place as so, so many people had before. Though I have no theories on what it was used for, it is fun to let your imagination try out different scenarios. I guess now it is whatever you believe it to be — do you have any ideas? Any stories you can create based on this place?

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some days i slur

Posted on February 1, 2007. Filed under: Uncategorized |

I’ve noticed — and I don’t know why, but some days I mumble, and some days I slur words and some days I’m absolutely perfectly eloquent.  Today I was talking in warp speed — with no real thought of the words that were pouring out of my mouth and then came the slurring because of the speed (I believe). Now, I ask — does eloquence come with age? Do you slow down and select your words with more care as you become older? As you climb the corporate ladder? Or as you make more aquaintances? What is speech really a product of? For me, I believe it’s 75% the audience and 25% my body/mood at that moment in time. Wherein lays the consistency? Any speech therapists out there with any tips?

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