Thank you to all who participated in the giveaway for the copy of the book ‘Is a Worry Worrying You?’ and congratulations to the winner (announced here). Hosting giveaways are always fun for me – as fun as writing posts, participating in memes, challenges, and giveaways, of course. I would like to have you visit my blog when you can and welcome your comments with pleasure.
For Wondrous Words Wednesday – All these words are from the book I read and reviewed this week – ‘Lingering Tide and other stories’ by Latha Viswanathan:
- dithyramb 1;fervent speech: a passionately emotional speech or piece of writing; 2;impassioned Greek chorus: in ancient Greece, a wild and impassioned choral hymn, originally directed to the god Dionysus
- bis (adverb) 1. twice. 2.again (used interjectionally as an enthusiastic call for therepetition of a musical performance).
- MESTIZO: a person of mixed blood; specifically: a person of mixed European and American Indian ancestry
- Pansit – Pancit or pansit is the term for noodles in Filipino cuisine. Noodles were introduced into the Philippines by the Chinese and have since been adopted into local cuisine. The term pancit is derived from the Hokkien pian i sit which means “something conveniently cooked fast
- Ylang ylang (pronounced EE-lang EE-lang) is a tropical tree native to Asia, or the flower of the tree and the essential oil produced from the flowers. The tree is the Cananga odorata, and the oil is extensively used in making perfumes and in aromatherapy
Thursday(letter is D), ABC
Wednesday (letter is V), Theme Thursday (theme is ‘All good things’), and Three Word
Wednesday (words are Murmur cling taken)
For Theme Thursdays – the theme is Day. From the book ‘Lingering Tide and other stories’ by Latha Viswanathan:
Beginnings:. From the book ‘Lingering Tide and other stories’ by Latha Viswanathan:
to fill in India have yet to be born in America.”
56. Page 56 from the book ‘Lingering Tide and other stories’ by Latha Viswanathan:
only fancy name – Houston, Pouston, America. My skin feels like bubble gum even
after fresh oil bath.”
Wednesday and Saturday Snapshot, here is a photo of some of the first cherries growing on our tree. Still to ripen but we could not wait, we cut it soon after and tried it – not too bad!!