Word of the day: 2/18/15 — Ennui

Word: Ennui You pronounce it: [ahn-wee, ahn-wee; French ahn-nwee] IPA: /ɑnˈwi, ˈɑn wi; French ɑ̃ˈnwi/ Definition:  noun 1. a feeling of utter weariness and discontent resulting from satiety or lack of interest; boredom: "The endless lecture produced an unbearable ennui." Origin: 1660-70; < French: boredom; Old French enui displeasure I read it on Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell. So the … Continue reading Word of the day: 2/18/15 — Ennui

Healthy Insider: Teflon and Non-Stick Pans

Hello. I have mentioned, before, that I love the "Natural Cure" books by Kevin Trudeau. Wait, let me back track: I began feeling guilty and counter-productive that I was caring for my husband and kids with organic foods, paraben free products and trying to live a more holistic lifestyle, but cooking with teflon covered pots … Continue reading Healthy Insider: Teflon and Non-Stick Pans

Quote of the day: 2/18/15

“. . . life amounts to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean." [father-in-law states] "Yet what is any ocean, but a multitude of drops?”--Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell I have been married to this book, Cloud Atlas, for a good 2 weeks. The book is so intense, thought-provoking and, much like an … Continue reading Quote of the day: 2/18/15