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Words I love: When Commercials Inspire

Don’t ya just hate it when a commercial actually reached out and touches you with a bit of inspiration. Don’t get me wrong, I’m as entertained as the next person by all those radically expensive, goofy Super Bowl adds. I … Continue reading

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Expressions I love: “Running your mouth”

Turns out the word ‘run’ has over 600 meanings in it’s verb form, giving it the most meanings of any verb in the english language (as determined by the Oxford English Dictionary types. They know a few things about words). … Continue reading

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Words I love: Insouciant

Insouciant: [in-soo-see-uhnt; Fr. an-soo-syahn] –adjective free from concern, worry, or anxiety; carefree; nonchalant. Cats do this word particularly well. There’s just something in their nature that lends itself to utter chill-out-a-tude. More power to them, I wish I found myself … Continue reading

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Words I love: Petrichor

petrichor: (PET-ri-kuhr) noun, The pleasant smell that accompanies the first rain after a dry spell. [From petro- (rock), from Greek petros (stone) + ichor (the fluid that is supposed to flow in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology). … Continue reading

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Words I love: Ranunculus

I planted a whole slew of these in the garden this year because: A) They are stunning, esp. the muli-colored variety, and (most importantly) B) I loved the sound of the word coming out of my mouth on repeat as … Continue reading

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