Today’s Word: sibilant (adjective) – Sibilant (SIB-uh-lunt) describes a soft hissing sound. As used by Walt Whitman in Leaves of Grass: “This face is a dog’s snout sniffing for garbage, snakes nest in that mouth, I hear the sibilant threat.”

Did You Know?: Walt Disney named Mickey Mouse after Mickey Rooney, whose mother he dated for some time.

Worth Quoting: “Gambling is a sure way of getting nothing from something.” – Wilson Mizner.

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Great little video that shows you how to make a rocking chair out of aa stump of wood without using any power tools. It may inspire you to try something similar. It had a different effect on me. It made me realize how great it is to be able to afford to buy handmade stuff.