I Found My Word-of-the-Year in the Back Stairwell

Feb. 1, 2018 by

This year my word-of-the-year chose me instead of the other way around. Don’t get me wrong. I did try to choose my own word. Some of the early contenders were: “Less” – because last year my word was MORE and

Quandary

Quandary

May. 13, 2013 by

I was in college when I first ran into a “quandary”. My boyfriend used the word in a sentence, and I  had no idea what it meant. Do I let on that I don’t know? Do I play along and try to

Word of the Week — Enthusiasm

Word of the Week — Enthusiasm

May. 6, 2013 by

Enthusiasm: Great excitement for or interest in a subject or cause; extravagant or unbalanced religious fervor, possession by a god. In its origination, the word “enthusiasm” meant that a person had God within them. En= “in” and theos=”god”. I’ve never

Word of the Week — Kobayashi Maru

Word of the Week — Kobayashi Maru

Apr. 8, 2013 by

Kobayashi Maru–a term used in the popular TV/Movie Series, Star Trek, which refers to a  “no-win” scenario in which every attempt at improvement or victory is countered by another force. A no-win situation in which the only way to victory is

Word of the Week–Compatriot

Word of the Week–Compatriot

Apr. 2, 2013 by

Compatriot — fellow countryman, comrade, friend Maybe it’s a stretch to think of a friend as a compatriot, but I think there’s something to the kind of connection nationality can bring. If you’ve ever spent an extended time in another

What do you think about stop signs?

What do you think about stop signs?

Mar. 20, 2013 by

On my way to work this morning, I saw four people NOT stop for their stop sign. They all pulled out of neighborhoods onto a busy road, and they all pulled right in front of me. I saw the first

Word of the Week — Configure

Word of the Week — Configure

Mar. 18, 2013 by

Configure—to design or adapt for some specific purpose; to fashion after a pattern. Computers are not really my thing. However, I do like them. It’s just I’ll never get the ones and zeros thing or all the other little code

Word of the Week–Tacit

Word of the Week–Tacit

Mar. 4, 2013 by

Tacit: Understood without being openly expressed, implied, silent or unvoiced. “A tacit agreement” would be one in which both people were on the same page. It’s kind of like the CIA agents who are sneaking into the bad guy’s fortress.

Word of the Week – Logos

Word of the Week – Logos

Feb. 25, 2013 by

Not Legos….Logos Logos is the word. Literally. It’s the Greek word used in John 1:1-14, and if you look up the definition on dictionary.com, it will point you to Jesus. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was

Word of the Week – Nemesis

Word of the Week – Nemesis

Feb. 18, 2013 by

Nemesis has several meanings, but for the purpose of our word of the week category, I’m going with the following: 1. A source of harm or ruin; 2. An opponent who can not be beaten or overcome. Besides that girl

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