Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

20,000 Pennies

We all have told a white lie, a fib or even exaggerated events or stories at some points in our lives. We fluff up the drama of a story, we embellish our job descriptions and paint a picture perfect image of ourselves.

 We call ourselves optical illuminator enhancers instead of window cleaners, underwater ceramics technicians instead of dishwashers, refuse and recyclable material collectors instead of garbage men and freelance writers instead of out-of-work journalists.

 It’s natural. We all exaggerate in order to prime our egos and feel bigger than who we really are – more accomplished and more successful. Continue reading


February 6, 2010 Posted by | Blog, Reflecting | , , , , , , | Leave a comment