Thursday, March 19, 2009

happy first day of spring!

The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month. -Henry Van Dyke

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. -Charles Dickens

megalomania- obsession with the excessive of power, especially in the domination of others

saturnine- (of a person or their manner) slow and gloomy

torpid- mentally or physically inactive

inert- lacking the ability or strength to move

mollify- appease the anger or anxiety of (someone)

cavalier- showing a lack of proper concern

efface- to erase (a mark) from a surface

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