Putting down your clever


November 26th, 2009

I’ve been reading lots of interesting blogs lately – and wanting to comment on them – and blocking myself by wanting to say something, oh, you know, clever or witty.

So I say nothing, and I lose an opportunity to connect, and to just say, thanks for writing this. So I’m going to consciously try to put down my clever and pick up my ordinary.

Hat tip: Lief Hansen

5 Comments so far

  1. Stuart Reid on November 26, 2009 8:23 pm

    I love that! Must…be…average

    Stuart

  2. Viv McWaters on November 26, 2009 8:45 pm

    Yep – it’s the small things that count

  3. Samantha Bell on November 27, 2009 1:53 pm

    Viv – Love it. Thanks for the tip. For the brevity and jewels 🙂 Happy weekend!

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