It's that time of year again. It is year two anniversary at the job and my evaluation will be coming up, which I went through last year here. There's always room for improvement but I'm not sure what I can pin point for discussion with the boss, she will likely ask for this again. At … Continue reading Annual Evaluation – Internal Spring Cleaning 2015
This word belongs in the best ever category. It sounds like a party! Doppelganger Thanks to Ned for dropping it in the comment! From Websters: Full Definition of DOPPELGÄNGER 1: a ghostly counterpart of a living person 2 a : double 2a b : alter ego b c : a person who has the same … Continue reading Reminded Of An Awesome Wacky Word
Hey bud, check out the thermal lunch bag my office mate got for me for Christmas. I only mentioned the blog with a chuckle and smile back when you gave me that nickname. Haha!
I know I know, I haven't blogged in a while. My apologies, I just haven't had the writing bug during the holidays, things going on and other activities taking over my time. Oh and laziness too. There's a blog to write about what we did over Christmas and the turning of the year and I … Continue reading Blog Absence
What started out as a concert and overnight stay at the hotel in Tokyo became so much more. The husband originally was going to go up with me on Monday afternoon, see the concert, spend the night then head home Tuesday but his work interrupted that plan and we adjust accordingly. He could no longer … Continue reading Opera and Steel
Preparing for a long journey took all of two minutes for me. I already knew the book I wanted to read on the way there and the book I wanted to read on the way home. Two hour +/- bus ride to the airport, 12 hour +/- flight and I should have "Divergent" the first … Continue reading Death By Sponsor
A new word came flying at me today from The Nudge Wink Report. Obfuscation Obfuswhat? Obfuscation is a form of Obfuscate: From Webster.com [ob-fuh-skeyt, ob-fuhs-keyt] verb (used with object), obfuscated, obfuscating. 1. to confuse, bewilder, or stupefy. 2. to make obscure or unclear: to obfuscate a problem with extraneous information. 3. to darken. noun … Continue reading Obfuscation
Yes it's time for a new wacky word! Thanks to the very verbose Rants for the word: INVETERATE From Websters: in·vet·er·ate adjective \in-ˈve-t(ə-)rət\ : always or often doing something specified : always or often happening or existing 1 firmly established by long persistence <the inveterate tendency to overlook the obvious> 2 confirmed in a habit … Continue reading Inveterate
So, a blogger I follow REDdog is from the very awesome Australia and recently posted about how Aussies use nicknames for everyone. Too intriguing for me to pass up because I have never really had a nickname. Sure some people have used Di or Diane (which isn't shorter so not sure why that works for … Continue reading What’s In a Name?
I sit up straighter and have an air when using this word. It just cries for such gallantry. Thanks again to Farmer Farthing's beautiful vocabulary for providing another great word! http://farmerfarthing.com/2014/08/08/dancers-of-the-deep-weekly-photo-challenge-texture/ nonplussed non·plus [non-pluhs, non-pluhs] verb (used with object), non·plussed or non·plused, non·plus·sing or non·plus·ing. 1. to render utterly perplexed; puzzle … Continue reading Nonplussed