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,…
NIDIFICATE (NID-FI-CATE) VERB BUILD A NEST Every year in Iowa I watched the robins NIDIFICATE
BIVOUAC A temporary camp without tents or cover. NOUN (BIV-OO-AK) A thunderstorm during our hike made us BIVOUAC for the night.
CHARETTE (SHUH-RET) Intense work to meet a deadline. A period of intense work, especially group work undertaken to meet a deadline. When the wedding dress was accidentally lost the night before the wedding, the fashion house staff spent the night working together in a CHARETTE
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.
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.