If you’re older than, say, 15, you may have realized that what you mean to communicate is not always the message that is received. Now, when my dog wants to go outside for some biological necessity, he is fairly clear in his insistence; there’s just not a lot of ambiguity to his request. And a similar scenario happens in the afternoon when he thinks it’s time for me to put his premium brown crud into his food bowl.
Oh! That it were so easy with humans! Alas! The ability to clearly transfer (I do like that word) what I’m thinking, wanting, needing to someone else is a skill that takes a lifetime to master, if then.
And if it can be that difficult to communicate what’s really going on inside of me to another human, I can only speculate how my Continue reading “So it doesn’t get lost in translation…”