Bubbly Like Champagne

Personalities bubbling like champagne are describedas vivacious, spritely, spirited, and lively.  Always upbeat,these people seem to have an overabundance ofenergy and vitality.vivacious | adjectivelively in temper, conduct or spirit. Synonyms: animated, frisky, jaunty, perky, pert, sprightly, spring.* * * As I read this definition and the synonyms for vivacious, the words remind me of one of my…

I Can’t Decide!

"I can't decide," sighed the child."How hard can it be -- either chocolate or vanilla!""But  I can't decide."UNDECIDED .  Haven't we all felt undecided.  Making decisions is not always easy, even if it's something as simple as the ice cream flavor we want.  Life decisions are even harder.And harder yet is portraying that undecided character.…

Terse Is Neatly Compact

The sound of the word "terse" would lead you to think perhaps this reflects only a tense and cutting personality.However, terse is a composite of many emotions. The terse person is usually polished, smooth and elegant. Another who is terse might be brusque and short.terse | adjective1 : smoothly elegant : polished2 : using few words…

Gonna Take a Sentimental Journey

Some of you are likely too young to remember the song, Sentimental Journey. Les Brown and Ben Homer wrote the song, and Homer wrote the lyrics.Here's a recording featuring Doris Daysinging Sentimental Journey,the song her first hit in 1945.The song's melody and lyrics set the tone for the word "sentimental."   sentimental | adjective1 a : marked…

Oh, It’s Such a Relief

Experiencing relief can be the result of any of a numberof life experiences or situations.  We can express relief over a child's safety, a spouse not losing a job, finding a new home that fits our budget, a doctor's diagnosis being better than expected, from pain and much more. If you have experienced relief, perhaps you'll leave a…