Tag Archives: honesty

doorknob confessions.

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it is said that no matter how long a conversation has gone on

the most important truths are revealed

 as one touches the doorknob and turns to leave.

I find this phenomenon so interesting

and have experienced it firsthand.

have you ever made,

or been the recipient of,

a doorknob confession?

“all confessions are Odysseys.”

-raymond queneau

faint of heart.

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david brinkley delivers the news – a job not for the faint of heart.

 

“the only way to do news on television is not to be terrified of it.”

-david brinkley

 

 

 

 

photo credit: abc news, 1987

definition: Merriam Webster –

faint of heart 

idiom
lacking the courage to face something difficult or dangerous
– usually used in the phrase, not for the faint of heart
‘this is a difficult climb that is not for the faint of heart.’

show and (don’t) tell

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highlight quote from kinder show and tell today:
“I’m going to show you what I brought,
but if you see my sister in the hall
don’t tell her that I brought it.”
-w, age 5
“not everything needed to be brought into the light, he knew.
not every truth needed to be told.”
― louise penny, author
image credit: golden records 1964