Memory Exercises

Practice probing your memory by taking a few minutes and sitting back and relaxing. Close your eyes, take a few deep breaths, and focus on an event or an object from your past. Try to visualize it, see it in your mind. What do you notice? How do you feel? Begin to log your sensory perceptions about your memories. In a notebook or journal, title a page with an object from your memory such as “Our house on Floyd Avenue.” … Learn More →

The Semicolon

The semicolon is a punctuation mark that closely resembles the comma. If you examine its form, you will see that it is made up of a period and a comma, which suggests that it is intended to be stronger than a comma, but not as final as a period. If you think of it as a strong comma, you will be less likely to use it in the wrong place. It has four general uses: It joins independent clauses when … Learn More →