Run-on sentences are a too frequent part of my writing, speaking, and thinking. English teachers and editors mark up my text. Colleagues, students and friends ask for clarification. R simply listens until I stop, and then he acts.
Today, taking a break from tax preparation, I made lunch. Quite logically I told R, “Lunch is ready” and then I wondered aloud, “have you watered the garden?”
He hadn’t, so I’m eating lunch with the newspaper, R’s full plate, and empty chair. R is outside, hose in hand, tending the flowers.
Lesson in Communication #1 — One thing at a time.
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