Manner Monday: “Who” or “What” are you discussing these days?

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Recently I was placed in a precarious situation by someone asking, “why didn’t you tell me about so and so…?”  I politely responded with “it’s not my story to tell” and moved on to another subject.  This situation brought to mind the amazing Eleanor Roosevelt and a quote of hers, which is an all-time favorite of mine:  “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

“Who” or “What” are you discussing these days?

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