Fun with Words
1 June 2023 | 12:00 am

In the last week, I have had two conversations where someone has used a word that immediately made me think "this would be a good candidate for the Fun with Words series!" Indeed, I was so engrossed by the word that I proclaimed to the others in said conversations that I plan to note them in this series. I love hearing words that make me stop and wonder what they mean or with an itch to read their full defintion.

The weed
29 May 2023 | 12:00 am

There is a weed growing outside in a pot left behind. I look out the window and each day the weed has grown. More spikes; is somewhat scary. I tried to cut the growing stalk before the plant became problematic -- or, in other words, out of control -- but I didn't have the tools nor the strength. I knew there was a problem -- I could see the plant growing -- but I kept forgetting about it. My mind was focused on other matters. And I keep coming back to the weed: growing evermore.

Fun with Words
27 May 2023 | 12:00 am

My TODO list is an interesting place. Candidates for this series are interspersed with the rest of my TODOs. I am eager to document new words and my TODO list is often the lowest friction way to do so; the file is always open, ready for me to add notes. That's why "shoes for wedding" is two spaces before "verso" in my TODOs. I digress.

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