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Last night–we play Scrabble every night–I “wrote” BLOVIATE–for 101 points (we don’t keep score but I couldn’t resist adding up the points because the “b” was on the triple word square!)
The act of writing is putting one word after another. That’s why we should start teaching writing by teaching youngsters–to LOVE words, one by one.
What an intense time–I’m writing about the Civil War & I’m following the worldwide financial meltdown & I’m noting the ugly crowd reactions to inflammatory rhetoric by SP, J & CM.
Linda just appeared (from her office on the second floor down the stairs to mine in the basement) and asked me if I knew the definition of “secular.” Of course, I did, and so did she, as in not being … Continue reading
It is the winter solstice and I want to recommend a terrific word game I just discovered–Syzygy (pronounced siz uh jee). Syzygy, I learned, is an astrological term for an alignment of celestial bodies.