Wednesday, December 21, 2011

word of the day


perspective

[per-spek-tiv] 
noun
  1. a technique of depicting volumes and spatial relationships on a flat surface. 
  2. a visible scene, especially one extending to a distance;vista.
  3. the state of existing in space before the eye.
  4. the state of one's ideas, the facts known to one, etc.  
  5. the clarity gained after sweating small things and then having a truck-sized thing fall into your lap.



distraction

[dih-strak-shuhn]
noun
  1. the act of distracting.
  2. the state of being distracted.
  3. mental distress or derangement.
  4. that which distracts divides the attention, or prevents concentration.
  5. that which amuses, entertains, or diverts; amusement;entertainment.
  6. doing anything but thinking of your actual problems;includes messing around with camera settings and twinkle lights in your basement.

2 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Ooooo...pretty!! Seriously, that first one is really pretty...

Jane said...

So what's going on? What's the truck?

2018 official

So these were the New Year's resolutions that I picked this year. I'm about halfway done with Duolingo, so I think that's doable...