It was therefore incumbent on me to keep my opinions to myself and not to close my mind to
any planning merits of the lamp until the conclusion of the committee's deliberations.
As public-relations blogger Eric Eggertson puts it, that doesn't necessarily close my mind to
alternate points of view.
I try not to close my mind to
foods because I like to experiment.
'But I'm not going to close my mind to
anything that sounds sensible.'
And she said she felt driven to return for this year's event: "When I stood to attention at the site of Ground Zero on September 11, 2002 and listened to Rudi Giuliani reading the endless list of the names of the victims from the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, I had to close my mind to
the enormity of it.