10.26.2006

Top Five Words: [dedicated to a lover]

Aesthetic:
~ Having a sense of the beautiful; characterized by a love of beauty.
~ Pertaining to, involving, or concerned with pure emotion and sensation as opposed to pure intellectuality.
~ A philosophical theory or idea of what is aesthetically valid at a given time and place: the clean lines, bare surfaces, and sense of space that bespeak the machine-age aesthetic.
~ Characterized by a heightened sensitivity to beauty.


Anecdote:
~ A short account of a particular incident or event of an interesting or amusing nature, often biographical.


Lover:
~ A person who loves, especially a person who has or shows a warm and general affectionate regard for others.


Paradigm:
~ A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them, especially in an intellectual discipline.


Peace:
~ A state of mutual harmony between people or groups, especially in personal relations
~ Cessation of or freedom from any strife or dissension.
~ Freedom of the mind from annoyance, distraction, anxiety, an obsession, etc.; tranquillity; serenity.
~ Silence; stillness


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6 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

definitly worth the wait for this one. thank you for posting that. it is beautiful
b

October 27, 2006 3:05 p.m.  
Blogger Sharelle said...

oh janzen...

this kind of post brings joy to my heart. thank you for showing us your words.
to me the word "aesthetic" and janzen are almost synonomous. you just embody that word to me.
thank you for that.
i've said it once and i will say it again...
i love how you encounter the world....

October 27, 2006 3:48 p.m.  
Blogger Sweet Caroline said...

i love the word "lover". it's one of my favourites. as long as it's used property and not your mom, saying "when you get married you'll be friends AND lovers."
..not exactly romantic,

October 27, 2006 10:05 p.m.  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You lover, o'lovers. I love you.
miss ya, darlin'.

J.

November 01, 2006 6:49 p.m.  
Blogger the tapered pant said...

new post please. Not that this one's not good. but c'mon, you're holding out on us. In the immortal words of Bill Dowling (and the rest of Southern Manitoba) "shit or get off the pot." I'm not sure what that means in this context...other than, funny.

December 13, 2006 10:27 a.m.  
Blogger Spiro said...

ah, thank you jeff buckley. glad to see "lover" made it on there.

December 20, 2006 3:31 p.m.  

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