Out the window: So much colour. The leaves are changing, and my annuals are still blooming, so I'm enjoying the best of summer and fall all at once.
On the menu: I'm still on my no-Coke kick, but I think I just might splurge today and get a Slurpee to celebrate the end of summer. Shhh... don't tell anyone.
Listening: Is What it Is, by She Keeps Bees. (Isn't that the coolest band name?)
This week's Words of the Day:
- sobriquet - noun - 1. a nickname. 2. an assumed name.
- cimbalom - noun - a dulcimer; a musical instrument popularized in Hungary.
- rocambole - noun - an alliaceous plant with a garlic-like bulb that is sometimes used for seasoning.
- linsey-woolsey - noun - a fabric of coarse wool woven on a cotton warp.
- pleochroic - adjective - showing different colours when viewed in different directions.
Out and About:
- A masterful haiku in honour of National Poetry Day
- Hanging out with an owl family
- Why readers still prefer paper
- Man creates playful illustrations featuring his bull terrier
- Can we ban busy?
- Posts With the Most: creative traffic bollards
- KLM's canine lost and found service
- The dancing traffic light