Sunday, July 01, 2007


Tomorrow I am going to LA for my birthday, so posting will be scant for the next couple of days. However I leave you with the word for the day, and give you permission to imagine why....

[ob-doo-rit, -dyoo-] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
1.unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings; stubborn; unyielding.
2.stubbornly resistant to moral influence; persistently impenitent: an obdurate sinner.

[Origin: 1400–50; late ME obdurat <>obdūrātus (ptp. of obdūrāre to harden), equiv. to ob- ob- + dūr(us) hard + -ātus -ate1]

ob·du·rate·ly, adverb
ob·du·rate·ness, noun

1. hard, obstinate, callous, unbending, inflexible. 2. unregenerate, reprobate, shameless.
1. soft, tractable. 2. humble, repentant. Unabridged (v 1.1)
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 200


  1. Have a safe travels and a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

  2. Have a great time in LA, and a happy birthday!


So--whaddaya think?