Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers)
In keeping with both the spirit and letter of those two guiding lights shining over Teeville*, I will write a quick Thank2 and head out to work, eventually to return and get caught up with all today’s Comments and blog Posts and such.
I liked the approach I read in one of yesterday’s Posts, where the items of gratitude are indicated, rather subtly with numbers (in parenthesiseses). As such, I feeling comfortable claiming Rebecca’s style at ‘Frog in Paris‘ as (1). Let’s jump to the big item for today: I need everyone’s help to continue developing the ‘Pre-dominant Worldview Assessment Test‘. This is located on the ‘home page’ of the Doctrine, sort of in the middle. What it, (the Pre-dominant Assessment) is, is the a series of life situations which ask the Reader to pick the response most like the response they would exhibit, were they to encounter the situation. The ‘answers’ are, of course, written from the perspective of the clarklike, the scottian and the rogerian worldviews. I would really appreciate it (2) if you would write, (in Comments), some of the conflict/life situations that you can imagine, as we make our way through our daily lives. Don’t worry about providing the ‘the answers’, just write a scenario, I’ll take it from there. As many as you would choose to send (if we use your scenario, I will include a link to your blog as attribution)… so come on, give me your lives!
(Thank you) (3).
Guess who called in to the Wakefield Doctrine Saturday Night Drive Call in? Well… I’ll wait. In fact, I’ll continue with my Grat List while you come up with your Answer. Free Wakefield Doctrine Spring Season Chest Covering** to anyone who correctly answers!! Speaking of Wakefield Doctrine Spring/Summer Chest Coverings, I want to thank Beth for raising my awareness of the plight of the chests of Doctrine Followers(4). While we at Wakefield Doctrine, have always had some form of branded fashion, starting with our Wakefield Doctrine hats (“…for your damn head”) which were replaced by our over-sized Wakefield Doctrine docTees, Beth and (Denise and Michelle), have made me realize that there is a need for …more fashion! I do admit to needing input, being fashionistically-impaired, in my defense, I did grow up in Y Chromeville and do not have a clue of the names of styles and such. So tell us what you would like to see in terms of Wakefield Doctrine official (because it does have a trademark!) fashion designs and I will do my best to satisfy.
I want to say I am grateful that Kristi manages to stop by the Friday Night Vidchat most ever Friday night. Appropriately, she tends to arrive late when the party needs a bit of a jumpstart, when she joins us, I feel like my ex-wife-who-I-loved-but-totally-couldn’t-keep-up-with-but-we-still-have-some-of-the-old-fun is stopping in to help with the party that I throw each Friday with Lizzi and Michelle and zoe. I cite the Friday vidchat as Item Five (5)
I need to hurry this list, as it’s 8 am and I need to get my head into work mode. It is my experience that I am either writing a Post (or Commenting) or I am working, but never both. And I don’t mean this in a simply ‘scheduling’ sense, that I will stop work, write a little and then back to work. I totally need to set aside ‘writing’ and get into a different frame of mind, in order to be effective at my work. Hey! I would appreciate it (6) if any of you Readers have experience with this and maybe let us know how you manage to cope? Cool.
I was very grateful this week to (Jean)‘s Comment on my V-Post (7), (my effort to tell the story of ‘the scottian Physician’s Assistant and the clark’) it was trying but, ultimately satisfying. Reading her reflections on my efforts was helpful to me (8).
OK times up! Contest over. You know who stopped by last night? Molly! (aka on ‘the FB’ as Seven Ravens)! Molly has the distinction of being the first person to step forward and demonstrate that she ‘got the Doctrine’ entirely on the basis of reading the blog. Damn, huh? I’ve always maintained that you Readers are exceptional people. And I say this sincerely, and I am not running down my own writing skills, but the level of imagination and insight that is required to take my descriptions of our little personality theory and understand it correctly. bravo, yo…bravo.
So I’m glad that I had the call-in lines open last night at 8:00 pm EST (9) Hey if you don’t have the chance to join us on the vidchats, by all means call us on the phone any Saturday Night.
(10) is for Mz Rogers… (not only) for creating this here bloghop here, but for nurturing and supporting and adjusting as all the things that happen to all successful blogs happen to the TToT. She deserves a round of applesauce.
(Send in your damn life scenaria!)
* the Book of Secret Rules (aka the Secret Book of Rules) and ‘Miss Elizabeth’s Guide to Niceness and Gracious Blogging’, of course! To save time, I will cite, here in the feet notes, the necessary authorities:
a) BoSR Rule 1.3; Rule 7.5 (subchapter 4) and 11.3, of course!
b) Miss Elizabeth’s Guide to Nice ‘n Gracious: Surely Your Mother taught you (II sec 3) “One simply must express gratitude for what a reasonable intelligent person can understand is a week’s worth of living, otherwise one would be kind of an asshole, wouldn’t one?”
** not sure of the correct term, tank top or tank tee or Model T or Tea Party or tee hee hee a shirt that offers more display value than warming value