You Say Tomato, I Say Tomato

Did you read the title of that correctly?  I know you did!  Today's post is all about words. All about language and some quirks that you may or may not know. I love words.  I love how I can learn new words every single day.  I never will run out of learning new words and apparently there are even more new words that are acceptable. According to this CNN article there is now a new Official Scrabble dictionary that has added 5,000 new words including "selfie" and "hashtag".   Now if my Words … [Read more...]

Idioms all Over the Place

Idioms.   Funny word but one that carries with it a lot of great images in my mind.  Today please join me as I share a few of my favorites.   Feel free to add your own in the comments---I would love to hear what your favorites are!  If you forgot what an idiom is here is what Wikipedia says is the definition:  a combination of words that has a figurative meaning owing to its common usage.  Actions speak louder than words. Blood is thicker than water. Cut to the chase. Drastic times … [Read more...]

Spinning in Our Teacups

Let me just say right off---I love my husband.  He is an amazing guy.  He is my biggest cheerleader.  He is a fabulous father and husband.  And he is funny.  Hysterical at times.  I doubt that everyone sees that side of him but he is.  I am sure he comes across to many as intense and intimidating but not to me!!!   Good thing, huh? Last week we were making the trip from Iowa to Ohio together.  He had a lot of business calls so when I was driving I was privy to one side of conversations.  All … [Read more...]