Date a Girl who Walks

Cogito ergo something

Date a girl who walks

Solitary walks on rough terrain

Summer sun beating down on her

Not afraid of muddy boots in rain.

She’ll never run out of stories to tell

Isolated discoveries on solitary walks

Keen observer of the universe

She’ll let you be the first to talk.

As she saunters on, in harmony with nature

Or a song already stuck in her head

When Pink Floyd say “Wish You were Here”

You’ll know who she was thinking of then.

She’s not perfect, no one is

She might have taken a wrong turn or two

But it takes patience to be lost, then found

She will be patient with you.

But, what’s the fun of knowing one’s way?

Get lost somewhere, no maps, no signs,

And when you find each other again

The road will have showed you why.

Date a girl who walks

Kiss her tired feet at…

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Important Infrequently Used Words To Know

Just English

Paul V. Hartman

(The Capitalized syllable gets the emphasis)


alacrity       a-LACK-ra-tee      cheerful willingness and promptness
anathema       a-NATH-a-ma      a thing or person cursed, banned, or reviled
anodyne       AN-a-dine      not likely to cause offence or disagreement and somewhat dull//anything that sooths or comforts
aphorism      AFF-oar-ism      a short, witty saying or concise principle
apostate       ah-POSS-tate       (also:  apostasy)      person who has left the fold or deserted the faith.
arrogate      ARROW-gate      to make an unreasonable claim
atavistic     at-a-VIS-tic      reverting to a primitive type
avuncular      a-VUNC-you-lar      “like an uncle”; benevolent

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64 Things Every Geek Should Know

tv-300x224If you consider yourself a geek, or aspire to the honor of geekhood, here’s an essential checklist of must-have geek skills.

The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. As time has gone on, the word has yet again morphed to indicate a new type of individual: someone who is obsessive over one (or more) particular subjects, whether it be science, photography, electronics, computers, media, or any other field. A geek is one who isn’t satisfied knowing only the surface facts, but instead has a visceral desire to learn everything possible about a particular subject.

A techie geek is usually one who knows a little about everything, and is thus the person family and friends turn to whenever they have a question. If you’re that type of person…

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