soap-lock (n) a lock of hair worn on the temple and kept smoothly in place by being soaped: hence, any lock brushed apart from the rest of the hair and carefully kept in position.
sackbut (n) a medieval musical instrument of the trumpet family
I’m the hundred dollar textbook you caressed with pink and yellow highlighters. Café smudges and coffee spills grace my tree-murdered pages. How long before there’s no one left alive who remembers my name?
Trifecta Week 101 Challenge: we’re asking for 33 of your own words inspired by the above picture.
You might think, because of the nature of these book related pictures from various Facebook pages, that I have spent my entire Sunday reading. But I haven’t. I’m saving that for tomorrow, day two of two days off. I’m part way through The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt, which is turning out to be a book with no end in sight. Had to take a break.
What I’ve actually been doing today is making myself feel less sad about the fact that there are only two seasons of Downton Abbey available on Netflix by watching The Good Wife instead. I didn’t notice how many seasons there are to get through on that one, but I’ll take a serious stab at getting to the end of them.
It’s a hard life I know, but don’t worry, I’m managing okay.