A Quick Question For All

Is the flash fiction label to constraining?  Should it just be writing of any sort?

 

June 30, 2016

It’s summer! Warm and sun time. The two pics for today are that. Summery. One the feel of family vacations. We never did those,but I love the idea of them. The second fire works and family. This made me think of something underlining the perfect family outing. Have fun with them and have a fun and save fourth!!

Word 1:

Jubilate

( JOO-bah-layt)

verb:  to rejoice

Picture 1: 

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(Picture found HERE on this wonderful Tumblr that all people should follow. )

Word 2:

Exasperate

( ig-ZASS-puh-rayt )

verb:

1 : to excite the anger of : enrage

2 : to cause irritation or annoyance to

Picture 2:

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( Picture found HERE )

June 16, 2016

Ah summer! The festivals are starting up around our little neck of the woods 🙂 And I know I used a ferris-wheel before, but this has our little Falls in the background 🙂

 

Word:

Aureate

( OR-ee-ut )

adjective:

1 : of a golden color or brilliance

2 : marked by grandiloquent and rhetorical style

Picture:

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(Picture from the Clifton Hill site in Canada )

June 2,2016

Belated holiday. Sinus infection had me icky. So , another two-fer 🙂

Word 1:

Exemplary

( ig-ZEM-pluh-ree )

adjective:

1 : deserving imitation especially because of excellence : commendable

2 : serving as a warning : monitory

3 : serving as an example, instance, or illustration

Picture 1:

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( This wonderful picture is found HERE )

Word 2:

Ablution

( uh-BLOO-shun )

noun:

1 : the washing of one’s body or part of it (as in a religious rite)

2 : the act or action of bathing — used in the plural form

Picture 2:

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( This interesting fellow is found HERE )

May 19, 2016

It’s being wonderfully warm this week 🙂 And the big plan is to paint the porch. A big job that I’ll be doing in steps. Because death by painting would be sucky. I’ll put pictures up on my main blog when I get started. My hopes are high :))

Word:

Quincunx

( KWIN-khuns )

noun: an arrangement of five things in a square or rectangle with one at each corner and one in the middle

Picture:

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May 12, 2016

Today author Katherine Dunn passed away. Geek Love is one of my favorite books and the picture is in honor of her and her wonderful book. Tomorrow is Friday the 13th and a full moon. We’ve picked an appropriate word for to all have fun with while not walking under ladders 🙂

 

Word:

Superstition

( soo-per-stish-uh-n )

n:

1.a belief or notion, not based on reason or knowledge, in or of the ominous significance of particular thing, circumstance, occurrence,proceeding, or the like.
2.a system or collection of such beliefs.
3.a custom or act based on such a belief.
4.irrational fear of what is unknown or mysterious,especially in connection with religion.
5.any blindly accepted belief or notion.

 

 

Picture:

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( Picture found HERE )