One secret to small town success: our long drives.
When we make the long drive back from a meeting or conference in a group, we spend the time brainstorming and planning together. When we drive back alone, we're dreaming and coming up with plans. People with short drives home don't have that built-in time to process what they've learned.
Note: a long drive in the urban traffic is not an adequate substitute.
Why is this?
"It's the open air, the trees speak to us," John Haydon said.
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I like short posts.ReplyDelete
I like short posts that say something.
This one is a dandy.
It is eloquent, poetic, and personal - personal not just to the writer, but to the reader who is identifying with the experience (that'd be me :-)
You put me back behind the wheel on the long drive from Hooker to Bartlesville-lots of open air, trees, and speeches from the very land...
Thanks, Wayne. I appreciate it.ReplyDelete