Monthly Archives: November 2012

Word of the Day-Zealous

zeal-ous adjective 1. being enthusiastic; showing enthusiasm When I was a zealous young boy, I would get excited about everything that would happen around me.

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Novel Blog-11/28/12

http://www.shmoop.com/catch-22/   In my novel, Yossarian, still in the military hospital, has recently thrust his hand up the shirt of a female nurse. When she tries to run away, Dunbar grabs ahold of her breast. She shrieks and freaks out. … Continue reading

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Word of the Day-Hackneyed

hack-neyed adjective 1. trite; stale; overused The movie producer didn’t think that the hackneyed script fit the type of movie that he had in mind.

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Word of the Day-accost

ac-cost verb 1. to approach boldly; to approach with a specific comment   The old man accosted me when he thought that I stepped on his lawn.

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Thanksgiving Post

This Thanksgiving, I will be staying home while my mother and sister go to their friends’ house. I will be making an effort to assuage myself by enjoying an ethereal home-cooked meal of whatever is in my cupboard. I expect … Continue reading

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Novel Blog-11/14/12

Recently in Catch-22, Milo enlists in Yossarian’s help in order to deliver a shipment on time. It becomes increasingly difficult as they get closer to their destination and Yossarian must separate for a few days in order to cover their … Continue reading

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Word of the Day-Amorphous

a-mor-phous adjective 1. lacking specific form; shapeless The amorphous clouds refused to look like animals in the sky.

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