via Daily Prompt: Rush Rush has become the theme of my life in the past few years. Everything seems hurried; even hurry itself is not fast enough for this rushed life. This morning I had one hour to myself at a coffee shop ACROSS the street from the kids' zoology class. It felt foreign to … Continue reading Move over, rush. Slow (kind of) is moving in.
I have never heard someone use the word "rube" in my life. At first glance, I thought it was related to rubiks cube or a ruby gem. But a quick search on the internet showed me it's a negative word to describe an unsophisticated person who is from a rural area. A synonym is hick … Continue reading What in the world is rube?!
Costume Dressing up is a favorite pastime of ours. Kids get very excited to put together zany outfits with random things they find around the house. Rarely do we refer to it as costumes: it's just called dress up. Comparing these two words make me realize that both words have similar meanings: putting on external … Continue reading Dress up vs. costumes for kids
via Daily Prompt: Tend I tend to do a lot of things that would be better avoided. One of them is misplacing everyday things. However, the good news is that they are not lost permanently, just misplaced temporarily. Chris kindly comments, out of exasperation, that I would save time if things had a designated spot … Continue reading Tendency to misplace items and mistake time
Profuse I'm a profuse worrier. I worry about worrying too much or sometimes worry that I'm not worrying enough. Other times when things are going swimmingly - I jog my mind for things to worry about. Mix in the OCD and that makes for a jolly mix of psychosomatic symptoms. God has helped me journey … Continue reading Profuse worrywart