Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Word Associations


What words automatically make you think of another word? For a writer, the sky's the limit. (Or maybe the dictionary!) Here's a few fun descriptions for you to savor. Wanna add your own?


Ding, dong, enter, visit
Doorbell

Pictures, dates, schedules, appointments
Calendar

Not-so-famous, famous, thinking, writing, people
Quotes

Fast, cool, fifties, bobby-sox
Hot rod

Depression, poor, war, stock market and hobos
Early 1900's

Persuasive, products, money and bargains--or not
Door-to-door Salesmen

World-reaching, productive, easy and hard, popular
Computers

Colds, runny, soft, throw-aways
Tissues

Best friend, brown eyes, wagging and barks
Dog

Funnel, scary, killing, and black
Tornado

Blue and black, red and yellow, star-studded and orange-glowed, rainbow-hued
Sky

Complex, simple, wordy and silent
Writer

Big and wonderful, smart, dumb, best friend, Adam, boss, hen-pecked, strong, oil-changer, lover, male, dynamic, big/little boy, toys-lawn mowers, tools, motorcycles, boats, etc. etc.
husband


A Baker's Dozen. More later . . .



More "be good" hints:
  • Remind yourself that you're not the general manager of the universe. Oh, yes!
  • Do something for the kid in you every day.
  • Sit on your ego.
  • Slow down.
  • Talk less; listen more.
  • Be kind to unkind people
  • Develop a forgiving attitude.



Quote:
Persevere. Even the snails made it into the ark.

Blessings

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