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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
estival or aestival(ES-ti-vuhl)
adjective: Relating to or occurring in summer.
From Latin aestivus (of or relating to summer) via Old French.
"Phaedrus's dialogue with Socrates takes place in a rustic locale
`consecrated to Achelous and some of the nymphs' near a pleasant brook
during the hours of estival noontime heat."
"I opted for a summer appetizer special of thinly sliced porcini
mushrooms drizzled with gloriously fragrant olive oil and topped with
snippets of parsley... Three globes of homemade apricot sorbet and
biscotti ended the meal on a suitably estival note."
When Alexander the Great visited Diogenes and asked whether he could do anything for the famed teacher, Diogenes replied: 'Only stand out of my light.' Perhaps some day we shall know how to heighten creativity. Until then, one of the best things we can do for creative men and women is to stand out of their light. -John W. Gardner, author and educator (1912-2002)