Cromulence

Approximately ten years ago (give or take, actually finding an article about it is proving more trouble than I want to invest in this), Miriam-Webster made a few waves when it was announced that the word “cromulent” was going to be added to the Webster’s New Millennium Dictionary, defined as, “fine, acceptable.” This event occurred a decade after the word …

Rory Bory Alice

A few months ago, the family piled into the car and drove for hours straight into the heart of the middle of nowhere, chasing the possibility that we might catch a glimpse of the aurora borealis. We didn’t get to see the auroras, but the drive to the lake we were trying at was so white-knuckle terrifying that I couldn’t help …