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Verb: Doff  (DAHF) Definition: 1: To remove an article of wear from the body. Also, to take off the hat in greeting or as a sign of respect. 2: To rid oneself of: put aside. Example sentence: When we arrived at the lake, it didn’t take very long for the children to doff their shoes […]

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Imagine what seven billion humans could accomplish if we all loved and respected each other.

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People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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Verb: Winkle  (WINK-ul) Definition: 1: To displace, remove, or evict from a position. 2: To obtain or draw out by effort. Example sentence: The office staff tried to winkle the manager out because they didn’t like his demeanor, but were unsuccessful because he was the son of the company’s CEO.

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Verb: Berate  (bih-RAYT) Definition: To scold or condemn vehemently and at length. Example sentence: When Ben arrived home way past curfew without so much as a phone call or text, he knew his mother would berate him for his lack of consideration.

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Sometimes you just gotta know when to turn the page and move on.

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Noun: Megillah  (muh-GIL-uh) Definition: A lengthy and tediously complicated situation or matter. Example sentence: Just give me the facts, not the whole megillah.

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Everything you do is based on the choices you make. It’s not your parents, your past relationships, your job, the economy, the weather, an argument or your age that is to blame. You and only you are responsible for every decision and choice you make. Period.

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Remember, we don’t live forever. You must make an effort to appreciate what you have, who loves you and who cares for you, because you’ll never know how much they mean to you until the day they are no longer beside you. Spend lots of quality time with the people you love. Someday you will […]

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Noun: Caesura  (sih-ZYUR-uh) Definition: 1: A break in the flow of sound usually in the middle of a line of verse. 2: Break, interruption. 3: A pause marking a rhythmic point of division in a melody. Example sentence: The conductor had a difficult time getting the young players in the orchestra to mind the caesura […]

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