Author Archives: Deb Prewitt

About Deb Prewitt

I am an aspiring artist. I love all things creative and enjoy the people around me who are artistic. I live in Colorado which is a great place to be. I enjoy lots of different things and plan on exploring those things in this blog.

Hiatus

I have decided to put this blog on hiatus for awhile. There is just too much going on and I need to focus on my business right now. Hopefully I will be back posting personal content here again soon. In … Continue reading

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Monday word of the week – Neologism

From dictionary.reference.com: ne·ol·o·gism [nee-ol-uh-jiz-uhm]   noun 1. a new word, meaning, usage, or phrase. 2. the introduction or use of new words or new senses of existing words. 3. a new doctrine, especially a new interpretation of sacred writings. 4. Psychiatry. a new word, often consisting of a combination of other words, that is understood only by the speaker: occurring most often in the speech of schizophrenics. Origin:  1790–1800;  < French néologisme.   A diffused neologism is a word that a lot of people know and use, but hasn’t become common or mainstream or recognized as a word yet. … Continue reading

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Monday word of the week – Enervate

The word of the week is Enervate – n·er·vate From Freedictionary.com:  en·er·vat·ed, en·er·vat·ing, en·er·vates 1. To weaken or destroy the strength or vitality of: “the luxury which enervates and destroys nations” (Henry David Thoreau). 2. Medicine To remove a nerve or part of a nerve. adj. (-nûrvt) Deprived … Continue reading

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Monday word of the week – Orthography

Monday word of the week – Orthography – the art or study of correct spelling according to established usage. From Merriam-Webster dictionary: Definition of ORTHOGRAPHY 1 a : the art of writing words with the proper letters according to standard usage b : the representation … Continue reading

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Monday word of the week – Amanuensis

This week’s word of the week is amanuensis. I don’t know where I saw it, but I wrote it down on a note that I found in my purse. But now that I look it up, I like it! a·man·u·en·sis … Continue reading

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Struggling with 2 Blogs

As you may know, I have 2 blogs that I try to maintain (Life of Deb and Blue Twig Studio). It has slowly gotten more difficult to be as active on both of them as I would like to be. … Continue reading

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Monday word of the week – Perfidious

This week’s Monday word of the week is Perfidious. From vocabulary.com: If someone accuses you of being perfidious, you should probably be offended — it means underhanded, treacherous, deceitful — even evil. From freedictionary.com: perfidious [pəˈfɪdɪəs] adj   guilty, treacherous, or faithless; deceitful … Continue reading

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Monday word of the week – Passementerie

Definition of PASSEMENTERIE : an ornamental edging or trimming (as tassels) made of braid, cord, gimp, beading, or metallic thread Origin of PASSEMENTERIE French, from passement ornamental braid, from passer First Known Use: 1794   I saw the word Passementerie … Continue reading

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Monday word of the week – oojamaflip

This week’s word is oojamaflip. This was just one of those words in a book that I thought might be a made-up word. I read a lot of fantasy science fiction stuff, and there are always made up words in … Continue reading

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Black & White ATCs

I belong to a local ATC trading group (ATC = Artist Trading Card). We meet once a month and trade ATCs. One month we have an assigned theme, the next month it is a free theme. We have a variety … Continue reading

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