Tag: word of the year

the gift of words

You, like me, may have chanted this in your childhood: Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Sadly, as an adult, especially in the last handful of years, I have realized that this isn’t the case. Political rhetoric, hate speech, and bullying have all given way to people literally dying…

word of the year

A couple of years ago, a dear friend invited me to join her in selecting a Word of the Year.  I had never heard of this concept, but I thought it would be more to my liking than trying to set boundaries, expectations, or…