Ah, that glorious feeling of getting your favorite video game to finally work again. It’s been caked with dust for years, but a few quick breaths on the cartridge, a little bit of tapping here and there and the spark of those fond memories rekindle.
When we want to vividly communicate an experience, we usually default to our strongest sense: sight. Visual images are excellent communicators of objective information. They instantly present what something is, but often fail to detail what that something is actually like in real life.
“We’re staying in a guesthouse,” she said, adjusting her earrings in the mirror.
“A what?” I asked. I was shaving, and trying (in vain) to avoid slicing my chin open.
“A guesthouse,” she repeated. “You stay in a local’s house. They cook for you, help you with recommendations,
that sort of thing.”