Another of My Favorite Words

Several months ago, I allowed myself little verbal self-indulgence by writing about a few of my favorite words. As summer was ending, I encountered another of my old friends on a beach in Kittery, Maine: detritus. "Detritus" has one meaning for me: seaweed left on the beach by the outgoing tide. Just conjuring the word … Continue reading Another of My Favorite Words

A Few of My Favorite Words

Do you spend much time thinking about your favorite words, calling each one to the forefront of your mind so that you can explain to yourself once again just how much that word delights you and why? I tend to have these little reunions with my old friends when I'm driving to work in the … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Words