Saturday, June 25, 2011

grace. (188/365)


  • S: (n) grace, saving grace, state of grace ((Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence) "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"; "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"; "the Virgin lived in a state of grace"
  • S: (n) grace, gracility (elegance and beauty of movement or expression) "a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace"
  • S: (n) seemliness, grace (a sense of propriety and consideration for others) "a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace"
  • S: (n) grace, good will, goodwill (a disposition to kindness and compassion) "the victor's grace in treating the vanquished"
  • S: (n) grace, grace period (a period of time past the deadline for fulfilling an obligation during which a penalty that would be imposed for being late is waived, especially an extended period granted as a special favor) "The payment had originally been due on April 1 but we had a grace period which expired in June."
  • S: (n) Grace ((Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors)
  • S: (n) grace, blessing, thanksgiving (a short prayer of thanks before a meal) "their youngest son said grace"
  • S: (n) grace, grace of God, free grace ((Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God) "God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners"; "there but for the grace of God go I"


Definition of "grace" from Princeton's WordNet

Friday, June 24, 2011

five. seven. five. (187/365)

Sent in from my dad:
Sent in from my brother:

The heat of summer,
Seasons skip from cold to hot,
It's global warming.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

recipe. (186/365)

Baked Brie Recipe

Can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.

for The Happy Homemaker.


  • 1 tube of refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 1 round or wedge of Brie cheese (do not remove rind)
  • Raspberry Jam, or other sweet jam (I used lingonberry jam.)
  • Brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup* (*I used local honey.)


1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2 On a stick-free cookie sheet, lay out the crescent rolls flat; put brie round or wedge on top.
2 Spread jam on brie, fold dough over top, cutting off excess dough. Drizzle maple syrup* and place a handful of brown sugar on top.
3 Bake at 350ยบ for 25-30 minutes, pastry should be golden brown. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.
Serve with crackers and apple** slices. (**I used pears.)

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

number. (185/365)


  • S: (n) number, figure (the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals) "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand"
  • S: (n) number (a concept of quantity involving zero and units) "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
  • S: (n) act, routine, number, turn, bit (a short performance that is part of a longer program) "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
  • S: (n) phone number, telephone number, number (the number is used in calling a particular telephone) "he has an unlisted number"
  • S: (n) numeral, number (a symbol used to represent a number) "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school"
  • S: (n) issue, number (one of a series published periodically) "she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room"
  • S: (n) number (a select company of people) "I hope to become one of their number before I die"
  • S: (n) number (a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification and may be attached to accounts, memberships, etc.) "she refused to give them her Social Security number"
  • S: (n) number (a clothing measurement) "a number 13 shoe"
  • S: (n) number (a numbered item in a series) "take the number 2 to the main square, then change to the number 5"
  • S: (n) number (the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural)) "in English the subject and the verb must agree in number"
  • S: (n) number (an item of clothing) "she preferred the black nylon number"; "this sweater is an all-wool number"


  • S: (v) total, number, add up, come, amount (add up in number or quantity) "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
  • S: (v) number (give numbers to) "You should number the pages of the thesis"
  • S: (v) number, list (enumerate) "We must number the names of the great mathematicians"
  • S: (v) count, number (put into a group) "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"
  • S: (v) count, number, enumerate, numerate (determine the number or amount of) "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"
  • S: (v) number, keep down (place a limit on the number of)

Definition of "number" from Princeton's WordNet