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Topic: solitudinarian
Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 7:59:49 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) One leading a solitary or secluded life.

Synonyms: recluse, troglodyte, hermit

Usage: Peter, a self-proclaimed solitudinarian, lives in a cabin deep in the woods, miles from his closest neighbor.


DEFINITION :sol·i·tud·i·nar·i·an -[ˌsälət(y)o͞odəˈnerēən]
NOUN (rare)
a person who lives a solitary life; a recluse.

***Ironically , the spellcheck is alerting to the spelling of solitudinarian.***Eh?
It's not uncommon to find people who prefer
the solitudinarian lifestyle to be living in
the Alaskan wilderness.
Topic: roughage
Posted: Monday, January 21, 2019 5:26:35 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) Coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis.

Synonyms: fiber

Usage: Fruits and vegetables should be eaten every day to ensure that one gets enough roughage in his diet.

Adding raw fruits and vegetables to your daily diet
enables your body to have sufficient roughage for a
healthier digestive tract.
Topic: unfrequented
Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2019 6:52:17 AM
Daemon wrote:

(adjective) Devoid of creatures.

Synonyms: lonely, solitary

Usage: The reference library is quite unfrequented as a rule, and the silence there is so intense that I often find myself holding my breath in a subconscious effort to remain noiseless.

DEFINITION: un·fre·quent·ed [ˌənfrəˈkwen(t)əd]
(of a place) visited only rarely.

DEFINITION:: in·fre·quent·ly [inˈfrēkwəntlē]
not often; rarely.

The city leaders have made the development of new business districts
and neighborhoods a priority, in several areas , for the past decade ; but
the older areas of the city have been unfrequented by such growth and care.
Topic: insomniac
Posted: Saturday, January 19, 2019 8:23:03 AM
Daemon wrote:

(adjective) Experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness.

Synonyms: sleepless, watchful

Usage: Every night, I'm woken by the sound of creaking floorboards as my insomniac husband leaves for another late-night snack.

As a newcomer to country living , the couple who found and adopted an
orphaned raccoon thought it was an insomniac , however , as
a nocturnal species , it never outgrew its wanderlusts at night.
Topic: Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.
Posted: Saturday, January 19, 2019 8:17:09 AM
Daemon wrote:
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.

Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Using a good quality soap to wash your hands , body , clothes and linens
regularly, or as needed, will help in the upkeep of a healthy environment.
Unfortunately , many still need to be educated on this issue.

Topic: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019 6:48:01 AM
Daemon wrote:
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

In 1908, the Rev. Paul Watson proposed a week-long observance dedicated to Christian unity to be scheduled between the feasts of St. Peter's Chair (January 18) and St. Paul (January 25), the two great leaders of the first Christians. The World Council of Churches maintains these dates. Each year an inter-denominational committee selects a scriptural theme and prepares the outlines of a worship service for each day of the Week of Prayer. Individual congregations are free to use the material as is, or vary it to suit local practices and traditions. More...
Topic: sacristy
Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019 6:26:43 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) A room in a church where sacred vessels and vestments are kept or meetings are held.

Synonyms: vestry

Usage: We were admitted to the sacristy and shown the magnificent robes which the Pope wore when he crowned Napoleon I.

The sacristy , which is located in the far corner of the church , is
being examined by a remodeling company to give it more structural
integrity and update it security features.
Topic: Opportunities flit by while we sit regretting the chances we have lost, and the happiness that comes to us we heed not,...
Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2019 7:55:41 AM
Daemon wrote:
Opportunities flit by while we sit regretting the chances we have lost, and the happiness that comes to us we heed not, because of the happiness that is gone.

Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927)

Enjoy the uniqueness of today . :)
Topic: Benjamin Franklin's Birthday
Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2019 7:51:12 AM
Daemon wrote:
Benjamin Franklin's Birthday

Born in Boston on this day in 1706, Benjamin Franklin helped edit, and was a signer of, the Declaration of Independence. He also helped to frame the Constitution. When he died in 1790 in Philadelphia, he was given the most impressive funeral that city had ever seen: 20,000 people attended. In Philadelphia, the Franklin Institute Science Museum holds a two-day "birthday bash" that often involves people dressing as Franklin. The celebration takes place on the weekend preceding Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which is the Monday after Jan. 15. More...

Happy Birthday , dear Benjamin Franklin ! Dancing Applause
Topic: has-been
Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2019 7:15:56 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) Someone who is no longer popular.

Synonyms: back-number

Usage: There is a fine line between pop star and washed-up has-been, and the poor sales of her newest record seem to indicate that she has crossed it.

Some Hollywood stars became has-been actors and actresses
due to their out spoken political views.

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