Today’s word comes from First Reader. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor. Today’s Word Part of Speech adjective Definition Completely unable to understand; utterly confused or perplexed.To bewilder; confound; confuse. History This word was first used in 1832, meaning confused or perplexed. Synonyms addled, bewildered, perplexed Antonyms assured, enlightened, informed Usage and Examples Here are a … Continue reading Wednesday Word for May 20, 2020
“All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary.”~Sally Ride American astronaut and physicist Sally Ride was born on this day in 1951.
"Memorial Day isn't just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that's a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It's a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it."~Pete Hegseth Today … Continue reading Random Quote for May 25, 2020
We took a day trip yesterday to some property we have on the border. Along the way, we managed to catch some beautiful views. (C) 2020, JJ Shaun At altitude, the wildflowers bloom a little later and tend to be smaller than in other climates. I was hoping to find a columbine but didn’t manage … Continue reading A Drive in the Mountains
“Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous, there's really nothing to lose. There's no wrong you can't make right again, so be kinder to yourself, you know, have fun, take chances. There's no bounds.”~Jewel American singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actress, author, and poet Jewel was born on this day in 1974.
I read a lot as a kid. I don’t remember what I read in primary school. Still, I do remember bringing the Weekly Reader home every week with at least ten books that I wanted already filled out in the order form. Inevitably, my mom would say “no” to most of them, and I’d have … Continue reading What Is Speculative Fiction?
“People are not like a business. You can’t buy and sell them like so much property. You can’t lock them up in a vault and expect them to appreciate it.”~Harold Robbins American author Harold Robbins was born on this day in 1916.
Today’s word comes from a blog post. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor. Today’s Word Part of Speech noun, adjective Definition Of, relating to, or characterized by asocial or antisocial behavior or exhibiting antisocial personality disorder.Behavioral pattern exhibited by patients with an antisocial personality disorder. History This word was first used in 1914, meaning asocial or … Continue reading Wednesday Word for May 20, 2020
"Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy."~Nora Ephron American journalist, writer, and filmmaker Nora Ephron was born on this day in 1941.
"I like to write about women, not so much about the way they relate to men, but about the way they relate to each other."~Tina Fey American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and playwright Tina Fey was born on this day in 1970