Arrant: a rant

Arrant: a rant

arrant MEANING: adjective: Complete; thorough. Here’s a word that has had both its spelling and meaning bent out of shape from use. It’s a variant of errant (wandering). Earlier the word was used in the sense of wandering or vagrant, for example, an arrant...
Living Life as a Miracle: Thank You Sign

Living Life as a Miracle: Thank You Sign

Six years ago, on this day, my father died, living 21 months past my mother, his dear wife/supporter/nurturer/friend. The ensuing family angst and drama sent me into tailspin. I’d lost my parents and hopes for family, left with only squabbley siblings. When my...
Live like a rock star

Live like a rock star

“I am a star!” This statement of self-respect has knocked a few people off their axis. Relatively speaking, I’m thought to be prideful and/or addled by some – I see it in their squinty stink eyes. I do not fit into the more regular shapes of...