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Noun: Pandiculation  (pan-dik-yuh-LAY-shun) Definition: A stretching and stiffening, especially of the trunk and extremities, as when fatigued and drowsy, or after waking from sleep. Sample sentence: My cat does an amazing amount of pandiculation every morning before he hops off the bed.

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Those who truly care about you hear you even when you are quiet.

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Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.

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Adjective: Septentrional  (sep-TEN-tree-uh-nul) Definition: Northern. Sample sentence: When he tired of the long  septentrional winters of Michigan, Grandpa moved to Florida.

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Today will never come again. Be a blessing. Be a friend. Encourage someone. Take time to care. Let your words heal and not wound.

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Noun: Tintinnabulation  (tin-tuh-nab-yuh-LAY-shun) Definition: 1. The ringing or sounding of bells. 2. A jingling or tinkling sound as if of bells. Sample sentence: The tintinnabulation that could be heard throughout the village was from the church on the common announcing morning services.

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Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So, for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.

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Adverb or adjective: Ex Cathedra  (eks-kuh-THEE-druh) Definition: By virtue of or in the exercise of one’s office or position. Sample sentence: When chronic tardiness became a problem among the staff, the manager decided  ex cathedra to dock the pay of any employee who arrived late to work.

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Noun: Claque  (KLAK) Definition: 1. A group hired to applaud at a performance. 2. A group of sycophants. Sample sentence: The senator seems to have a claque of influential supporters in the media who are willing to endorse his every move.

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Please do not be cynical. Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But, if you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen.

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