Pentimento (plural pentimenti) - ghost like traces of image(s) showing underneath a painting. Usually after many years of wearing away a faint image of the original painted images starts to show beneath a finished painting.

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Jokes & Quotes

All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare - Spinoza
"Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway." - Earl NightingaleP
If you dig a hole, dig and dig, until you go through the center of the earth and out to the other side you will end up in vagina. In a vast and wide vagina. Many have the misconception that you will end up in China but this
I can't believe I didn't have this quote on the site before. For crying out loud! Short but bitter and true: "Ignorance is Bliss" Does that mean that ignormassess are happier than I?
Don't get your pants in a pandemonium
All mankind is divided into three classes: those who are immoveable , those who are movable and those move -Benjamin Franklin
The man who trades freedom for security does not deserve or will he receive either - Benjamin Franklin
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. — In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. — Aristotle
you are what you do everyday


gaslight or gaslighting is when someone tells someone lies and deceives them until they go crazy and ..based on the movie gaslight.
Hoorah was a battle cry when the US marines stormed any enemy in WW2. You had to yell something as you saw your mates getting gunned down in front of you and all you can think is "how the hell did I get here." (you got ther
Bellwether is the foretelling of something that is going to follow. A person who is a bellwether is a trend setter
Kairos - A word that derives from Greece and means roughly: the right moment.
Occam's razor - The solution is right in front of you dumb ass!
portmanteau - two words combined to make a new word. Example: smog derived from combining smoke and fog.
Vamping - a person or business that uses people in a misleading way, ultimately leaving the person or business in a transformed, "walking dead," shell of their former self.
Fait Accompli - Something that is irreversible, already happened and can't be changed.
Crenellated - low and high parts of a wall usually used as a defensive battlement. The word can also be used to describe landscape that looks like a battlement.
Dirty Rotter (Rotter) - An unsavory fellow, sleazebag, slimeball, or my personal favorite definition upchuck bucket. -- in homage to my grandma, for this was the harshest word she ever used.


Light Blue Kisses to you and to all. Shea Riley at 3 years of age....just the light blue kisses bit
dawn patrol surf with my son
Birds and Bees
Waking up with my children kissing me with early morning dragon breath
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