Out the window: A daytime thunderstorm. My favourite kind.
"It's awesome, you know," Wesley says, using the word his mother so dislikes.
"What is? The sky?"
Wesley laughs. "A day. A lot can happen in a day, I mean. If that makes any sense."
"It does." The thin, curved moon, like the wandering element of an emoticon, is clear again. "That's what days are for."
This week's Words of the Day:
- fanfaronade - noun - 1. arrogant talk; bragging. 2. a fanfare.
- bobolink - noun - a North American songbird.
- atrabilious - adjective - literary - melancholy; ill-tempered.
- monandry - noun - the custom of having only one husband at a time.
- victualler - noun - 1. a person who serves food and drink for a living. 2. a ship carrying provisions for other ships
Out and About:
- Reminder: commas save lives
- Back to school: The 70s vs. Today - A Lot Has Changed
- A creative anti-litter campaign from Toronto
- The anatomy of films
- "Woven" portraits from David Samuel Stern
- Bird sounds visualized by Andy Thomas
- New York hair stylist provides free haircuts to homeless people.
- Paintings by Mary O'Malley
That's all for this week.