Skip to comments.Word For The Day, Wednesday, 12-26-12 -- oneiric
Posted on 12/26/2012 4:44:15 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree
Word For The Day, Wednesday, 12-26-12 -- oneiric
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
hear it pronounced
of or pertaining to dreams.
Etymology: 185560; < Greek óneir ( os ) dream + -ic
Here is my example with WFTD.
As the final days of 2012 approach, I find myself wondering if Ive been in an oneiric stupor, and will reawaken in a country that has a president who loves and respects it and who has the best interests of its people, rather than his own, in his heart.
Let’s go, class! Break those oneiric chains and get that homework in.
2012 has indeed been an oneiric hell.
And it didn’t even end on 12/21/12.
People used to say, climate is what you expect, and weather is what happens.
So I adapted that to my philosophy. Dreams are what you live for, and life is what happens.
I can’t even watch the news, I’m in such an oneiric
state. I’ve watched the most ridiculous old movies. There is NOTHING uplifting on TV these days, and the theatres are worse.
Over the Feast of the Nativity, I’ve been in an almost oneiric state, in which love, peace, and justice triumph.
Now I awaken to a world in which the evil puppet king obama rules, and in which the country I have known and loved has been smashed beyond repair by the machinations of Ted Kennedy. Lord have mercy!
Nevertheless, it is still Christmas—we are in the second of the Twelve Days. Jesus Christ came into a world in which an evil puppet king and an evil emperor ruled. Many of His own ancestors according to the flesh had been evil kings. Yet He still triumphed over sin, the devil, and death itself. Thanks be to God!!!!
Some disturbing oneiric images came to mind when I first went to sleep, waking me and making me think twice about getting another dog. I’ve been tempted by one at the metro shelter and they were closed Saturday when I went by after work to see him. I know we could give him a good home but think the chaos of the holidays, with so much stuff out and about would complicate the process of settling a new member into the household.
So I think I am getting plenty of signals that it is not a good idea and yet I keep clicking on the website to see that he is still there.
It’s tough getting everything done this time of year.
Very true. We didn’t have our regular dinner last night since I had to work all day so when I came home, we opened gifts and spoke on the phone with family. Today the spouse is back at work, it’s cold and rainy and I think I will fix the big dinner for tonight instead. But I am secretly wondering if I should squeeze in a visit to the shelter to see that dog!
When I first saw this word I thought it would have something to do with wine. Wine influenced dreams, perhaps?
Also the lights went out on the tree(yes, every one) so we need to pull off the strands that came with it and wind new ones in their place and try them before boxing it up for the year. That will be a pain in the neck job.
Being an oenophile can cause one to become oneiric.
Dealing with the Oneiric self-aggrandizement of Obama over the next four years will be onerous, to say the least
Yes, Obama puts The One in onerous.
Christmas lights hooked in series (when one dies, they all die!) have caused consternation since Edison started the whole mess.
It got down to 21 last night-there was frost in the woods this morning, and it has only gotten above freezing in the last hour-
A very un-merry Christmas in the community I live in-snowbirds=income in this off-the-track place-there were few tourists last year, and there have been pretty much none this winter-my neighbor and I were saying the RV park up the road has been empty so long we’ve forgotten what an RV looks like...
Poor Obama and his entourage-
He has shortened his vacation
So,he suddenly remembered who
Is head of his administration?
Most of us only go on holiday
In an oneiric state at home-
The grocery and hardware stores
Are as far as broke folks roam
The exhaust generated by AF1
Would help us for quite awhile
If not taken from us in taxes
To support the emperor’s style...
Thank you! With all the hard times, I do believe I’ve become a bitter clinger...
Today’s a good day to go nowhere. It’s sort of sleeting and snowing outside. A couple inches of snow down and we could get up to 6 before the day is over.
I might be trying to brew some beer today, since my wife got me a little kit for Christmas. I’m not malting my own barley, but I still get to ferment it and bottle it. The entire process takes 2-4 weeks, plus any time I want to wait for the beer to “condition.”
It is sunny and 46 here, and I made a pot of beef burgundy stew for tonight’s, and several other dinners-it is just starting to boil and smell delicious. I’ve got some wholewheat bread I made last week to go with it.
Brewing sounds great-does that make you the alehusband of your neighborhood? I’ve never tried brewing beer, but I know how to make wine from whatever grows nearby-ripe opuntia (prickly pear) fruits make a nice wine, and it is a pretty color, too. The hard little fruits of pear trees that have escaped cultivation in abandoned orchards are great to use, too, as long as you don’t use a lot of sugar.
I’ve always wanted to make dandelion wine, like in my favorite Bradbury book, but I’ve never found enough dandelion flowers to make it happen...
You can also make hard apple cider with this fermenting kit. I’ll probably try that down the road sometime.
I’ve got plenty of dandelions here in the spring. Don’t they commonly grow there?
I love the post office, but you have to be in an oneiric state not to see the writing on the wall:
Thank you! That was a wonderful post!
2012 has indeed been an oneiric hell.
Yeah, but even with all the fighting in Palestine, you hear almost nothing about continued violence around Belfast.
See, the Muslims are not trying to make a oneirich hell up there.
There are very few things that government can do better than the private sector.
That should be interesting-I’ve never fermented apples, but it sounds good.
The Texas hill country mostly fits the phrase “rough country”-lots of steep cliffs, rocky terrain, very thin soil, etc-it is beautiful because of that roughness, but dandelions don’t grow in any great quantity here.
And in the flatter neighborhoods in/near the city where soil has been trucked in at great expense, people plant water-wasting non-native grass, and treat dandelions and other natural vegetation like weeds-Bradbury even wrote a condemnation of a dandelion-killing guy into his story “Dandelion Wine”.
Sorry, but planting non-native stuff and wasting water is a pet peeve of mine-go live somewhere other than this part of Texas if you want tropical/Florida grass and crap-daily water consumption is for people and potted plants, not yards.
Christ is born! Glorify Him!
Well, my inaugural batch of “West Coast Pale Ale” is in the keg. Only had one mishap where my spigot started leaking (with water only) so I had to tighten it. Hopefully, I didn’t contaminate anything.
My family didn’t object when I told them we’d need to keep the house at 70 to make the fermentation go well.
We’ll see what it looks like in a week or two for bottling.
I’ll keep my fingers crossed for the success of your pale ale...
I keep the temperature indoors at 65-70 in the winter-that is very comfortable to me-in summer, it is at 80-82.