Our family has been working on a new daily practice: listening. Active, reflective, engaged listening that says to the other person. My desire is to understand you as you are, not to correct you or improve you or educate you.
To that end, we’ve been writing questions to help us get to know each other better. Some of these questions are serious; many are silly. Sometimes we laugh at things that are meant to be serious, and sometimes our silliness leads us into serious places. Our goal is to publish one each day on our blog. We hope you find them useful, either as prompts to think about yourself or as questions you bring to the car ride or the dinner table. They’re written by all of us, and you’ll see the diversity of our thoughts and interest in them, so in the questions themselves, you’ll get to know us a little better too.
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Here is today’s question:
If you could go on a tour of any kind of factory to see how something was made, what factory tour would you go on?
Herr’s potato chips are our favorite, and their factory tour is great! You’ll see how tractor trailers full of potatoes are brought on a platform, then the whole truck is lifted up and titled backward so that the potatoes fall off the back. The whole factory shuts down on Sundays, so be sure to plan your visit accordingly.