Category Archive: Wordy Wednesday

Week in Review: 24 Nov. – 30 Nov. 2014

I hope that you all have had a wonderful Thanksgiving week!  My week has been crazy, not quixotic, just crazy.  I had a bunch of family activities and it was a lot of… Continue reading

What Does OTP Stand For?

Oh parents of children these days!  Some are just not as knowledgeable or tech-savvy as they would like to think that they are.  I am involved in teaching the children at the church… Continue reading

Exciting Changes are About to Happen!

With the one year anniversary of owning my own domain I have decided to make a couple of changes. Some people will like these changes and others probably will not. The biggest change… Continue reading

What is a Pumpkin?

Now before you all look at me like I am insane, yes, I do realize that most everyone knows what a pumpkin is.  At least, they think they know what a pumpkin is.… Continue reading

What is Yom Kippur Anyway?

So, today is the highest of the High Holy Days on the Jewish calendar. What do the words Yom Kippur even mean though? The word Yom means “day” while the word Kippur means… Continue reading

Where Did the Name Wednesday Come From Anyway?

When it comes to the days of the week, most people can figure out where the names come from.  Wednesday seems to throw people for a loop though.  Where did that name come… Continue reading

What is a Patriot and What is Patriot Day?

Patriot Day is tomorrow everyone! What exactly does that word mean though?  Well, it is pretty straightforward actually.  A patriot is someone who is loyal to their country and is strongly supportive of… Continue reading

Super Post! Star Wars Edition!

My apologies everyone! I have been so busy these past few weeks that the time has gotten away from me a bit and my posts have become irregular. However, I am hoping that… Continue reading

What is a Tide and Where Did the Word Even Come From?

Alright, I admit that this does sound like it should be a word that everyone knows.  I am surprised by the number of people that think it only refers to how water moves… Continue reading

Are You Talking About Holland, Netherlands, or The Netherlands

One thing that has bothered me for a while.  In all fairness, it does not bother just me.  It also bothers my friends from Europe.  Most people outside of Europe do not really… Continue reading