I Had to Get My Cat Castrated

For many reasons, I had to get my cat castrated, or “neutered,” as they call it. It was required by law since I got him at an animal shelter, it will prevent him from breeding freely with multiple female strays in the neighborhood, and it has other practical benefits for me as well, most importantly he won’t start spraying urine…

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How-to: Communicate More Effectively

I knew a psychiatrist once who had a unique way of communicating with his patients and enabling them to express their thoughts. As a non-native English speaker, his accent also played a role. I won't be teaching you how to speak with any foreign accents today, but I will give you some practical strategies for asking...

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The Instant Expert

Here’s another idea that I hope will be a big hit on my website. I’m going to go off and learn about various random subjects for a couple minutes or so, then deliver my expert reports right here on AndrewSwihart.net.

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What I'm Doing Right Now

I have an idea for a new type of article on this site. Here's the idea: I will basically tell you what I'm doing during a period of time and write it up with pictures and diagrams as if it were an interesting article. I see these kinds of articles all over the web so I figure I might as well give it a shot.

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