Word of the Week — Extraordinary

Word of the Week — Extraordinary

Feb. 11, 2013 by

Have you ever thought extraordinary shouldn’t mean what it does? I mean look at it. When you break it down it’s extra ordinary. That’s really ordinary, completely normal, extremely common. But that’s not what it means. Extraordinary means beyond the

Word of the Week — Obfuscate

Word of the Week — Obfuscate

Feb. 4, 2013 by

Obfuscate -[ob – fuhs – keyt] -To confuse or bewilder, to make unclear, to darken What obfuscates you? Have you ever talked with someone who spoke over your head? Or who just plain didn’t make sense? I have this friend

Word of the Week – Taciturn

Word of the Week – Taciturn

Jan. 28, 2013 by

Taciturn  [tas-i-turn] adjective 1. inclined to be quiet; reluctant to join in discussion. 2. normally not talkative  I don’t really feel much like talking, so I picked taciturn as my word for the week. Since I’ve already written a blog

Word of the Week — perspicacious

Word of the Week — perspicacious

Jan. 21, 2013 by

Perspicacious — having keen mental perception and understanding, discerning; taken from the latin  perspicax which means “having the power of seeing through” How perspicacious are you? I’m not so much. I’d like to have this quality though. In my novel, the

Word of the Week — Moxie

Word of the Week — Moxie

Jan. 14, 2013 by

Moxie – Verve, the ability to face difficulty with courage and spirit, initiative, a carbonated beverage that started out as a medicine You have moxie if…..                   you speak up You have moxie

Word of the Week– Epiphany

Word of the Week– Epiphany

Jan. 7, 2013 by

Epiphany–A Christian observance commemorating the recognition by the Magi that Jesus was the Christ Or  A sudden understanding of reality or the meaning of something Or  A literary technique Christians corner the market…  Having an epiphany is more than suddenly

Word of the Week — Brain Cloud

Word of the Week — Brain Cloud

Dec. 10, 2012 by

Brain Cloud  –a term to describe a virtual storage area.  –a manufactured terminal condition used to convince Joe (in Joe VS the Volcano) to throw himself into a volcano.  –a stimulus for change.   Brain Cloud Bad Joe VS the

Word of the Week— NO

Word of the Week— NO

Dec. 3, 2012 by

“No” –A negative used to express refusal in response to a question or a request. In this season of parties, gift buying, and traditions, it’s important to cultivate your ability to use the word “no”. Saying “no” doesn’t have to

Word of the Week—YOLO

Word of the Week—YOLO

Nov. 26, 2012 by

You Only Live Once I hesitated to make “Yolo” the word of the week. It jumped the shark a while back and isn’t “in” anymore, but I thought it might be interesting to unpack an idea that really wasn’t new to

The Directioner Identity–Word for the Week

The Directioner Identity–Word for the Week

Nov. 19, 2012 by

This week’s word is “Directioner.” If you search for it on Dictonary.com, you will find “no dictionary results.” (That’s because it’s new to the word scene.) According to Urban Dictionary.com, a Directioner is “Someone who stands by the band One Direction


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