If a speaker has trouble finding words to convey his or
her ideas or sends contradictory nonverbal sym-bols,
listeners may not be able to decode the speakers verbal
and nonverbal symbols back into a message.
A message is usually transmitted from sender to
Of course, even more important than completing, the simple, enjoyable act of acknowledging
and rewarding our successes causes our subconscious mind to say, Hey, succeeding is cool.
Every time we produce a success, we get to do something fun. Jack will buy
retrospective glance over the whole of their acquaintance, so full of contradictions and varieties, sighed
at the perverseness of those feelings which would now have promoted its continuance, and would
formerly have rejoiced in its termination.
this, Stonewall that, as if Id never been to New York and didnt know a thing
about it. At the piano a group of white women at a bachelorette party sang
something from The Lion King; they had horrible, shrill voices, and kept forgetting
the words. I knew i
None of y our business. Can y ou still use a putter?
You used to do pretty well for a blind man. Atticus said, Theres
nothing wrong with my Nothing except y ou just cant see.
Would y ou care to prove that statement? Yes sir. Tomorrow at
three okay ?
, boy, now!
Go out there and whistle at the white woman.
He shoved me out the door, and kicking up a blinding cloud of red delta dust, I crossed a two-lane
highway covered with so much rock-hard clay I couldnt tell if the road had ever been pave
when the world goes dark and the brakes start to screech and his ass goes sliding into the void. Blackness persists even
after the train has stopped. There are smells and sounds but nothing to
stitch them together. The absence of engine noise is never a g
Go where? he asked, stupidly.
Back to my place, said Jude. You said youd help me reach that box I cant get? But he was so confused, still so
muddled, that he hadnt understood. What box? The box on the closet shelf that I cant reach, Jude said, still ignor