VERDANT ADJECTIVE (ver-dent) Green with vegetation, covered with green growth. Most of Florida is VERDANT
CONIFER NOUN (kon-nu-fur) A CONIFER is a type of tree that produces cones and evergreen needles. Such as pine, spruce, or firs. A tree with cones beneath it is a CONIFER.
Monday Morning Coffee Committee is selling Tervis mugs with our Tanglewood decal (at cost) for $20.00. Tanglewood’s Tervis Mug is made in the USA. Since the mug is insulated, it reduces condensation and keeps beverages hotter or colder longer than non-insulated cups and glasses. Tervis offers a lifetime warranty! Keep your mug in the freezer,…
VERNAL ADJECTIVE (Ver-Nal) RELATING TO SPRING Florida starts to warm up in VERNAL
HAMMOCK(ecology) NOUN (ham-ek) HAMMOCK is a term used in the south eastern United States for stands of trees, usually hardwood that form an ecological island in a contrasting eco system. Hammocks grow on elevated areas, often just a few inches high, surrounded by wetlands that are too wet to support them. I always wondered what…
WUTHERING ADJECTIVE (WUTH-ER-ING) CHARACTERIZED BY STRONG WINDS TO BLOW WITH A SHRILL ROARING SOUND I always thought WUTHERING ment old and crumbling….. I was surprised to find it ment A ROARING WIND
EVOCATIVE ADJECTIVE (E-VOC-A-TIVE) BRINGING STRONG MEMORIES IMAGES OR FEELINGS TO MIND. My daughter is always bringing up EVOCATIVE things her Grandma said.
DE Ri-GUEUR ADJECTIVE (de-re-ger) Required by etiquette or current fashion. Ultra fancy hats are DE-RI-GEUER at the Kentucky Derby
APRICATE VERB (ae-pri-kert) TO BASK IN THE SUN TO EXPOSE TO SUNLIGHT While the north shivers, Florida will APRICATE
CAMPESTRAL ADJECTIVE (kam-pess-trul) Having to do with fields or countryside Open fields or uncultivated land Highlands county is mostly CAMPESTRAL