~ Wow! We had a slamming earthquake this afternoon at 4:58 p.m. I could hear it coming kind of like a train in the distance and then everything shook. The good news is that nothing broke and the power stayed on. It felt a lot stronger than it was -- only 4.7.
~ Fred Smith's three principles of good communication: -- Link
(1) The speaker should be motivated to express, not impress.
(2) Great communicators understand that they should avoid registering shock.
(3) Good communicators display interest, not curiosity.
Try substituting the word "blogger" for "speaker" or "communicator."