Word Wednesday • “Trivet” is my word for WordWednesday Definition • Noun: A small metal, wood, porcelain plate that can flat or have short legs to put under a hot kettle, pot, platter, or dish to protect a (dining) table. It also can be a three-footed or three-legged stand or support made of iron to place over…

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  A Poem of Thankfulness Many years ago, my yoga teacher, Erinn Green, read this beautiful and inspiring poem at the end of class. I have it pasted on the mirror in our master bathroom to remind me to be thankful and grateful, even when my Blue Heart is breaking. I hope you will enjoy…

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Word Wednesday • “Multifarious” is my word for WordWednesday Definition • Adjective: Having or occurring in great variety or diversity Pronunciation • Pronunciation – Mul-tuh-FAIR-ee-us Usage • We have “Multifarious” ways to learn about the local, national, and worldwide news. Closing Question • Do you prefer  a “Multifarious” bouquet or something simple?     My family business memoir No Bunk,…

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A Negotiator An individual who helps two people or a group of people who disagree to reach a successful agreement with each other. Negotiator in your professional life In our professional lives there are times we must be a negotiator. You might be negotiating for a new job, a raise, a project, collaboration with team…

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Words Wednesday Today my words are “Honoring our Veterans.” Today is is Veterans Day a reminder of all the men and woman who have heroically served our country and enabled us to enjoy the freedoms we enjoy each day. When I was a child, the day to honor veterans was called Armistice Day. In 1921, Congress declares…

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Word Wednesday • “Erudite” is my word for WordWednesday Definition • Adjective|– Having or showing knowledge that is gained by studying Pronunciation • Pronunciation – AIR-uh-dyte Usage • She admired her student’s “Erudite” behavior. Closing Question • Green Brain personalities like to think of themselves as “Erudite” individuals.   My family business memoir No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) is available on Amazon.com. 10% of…

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Word Wednesday • “Winterize” is my word for WordWednesday Definition • Verb – (North American) to adapt or prepare a garden, house and/or an automobile for use in cold weather. Pronunciation • Pronunciation – win(t)əˌrīz   Usage •  Last Saturday, Jordan and I practiced our annual autumn “Winterize” ritual to store all of our summer garden ornaments, take out some…

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Word Wednesday • “Pertinacious” is my word for WordWednesday Definition • Adjective – Adhering resolutely to an opinion or purpose, stubbornly tenacity, or  perversely persistent Pronunciation • Pronunciation – per-tuh-NAY-shus Usage •  People all over the world are demonstrate their “Pertinacious” feelings about injustices and politics! Closing Question • What are your “Pertinacious” feelings and/or thoughts about the challenging times…

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Holding my breath Yesterday,  I experienced a routine ultrasound. The technician instructed me to take in a deep breath and hold my breath. I explained to her that I had been practicing yoga more than 25 years and I preferred my Belly Breathing, which might make her job more challenging. She said it would and…

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Word Wednesday • “Mythomania” is my word for WordWednesday Definition • Noun – An excessive or abnormal propensity for lying and exaggerating Pronunciation • Pronunciation – mith-uh-MAY-nee-uh Usage • Sometimes an individual’s imagination and self-esteem encourages “Mythomania” if they have a need to  impress others. Closing Question • “Mythomania” contains the word “Myth” which is defined as a widely…

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