extend out or project in space
I would plant timber bamboo along the north side to
jut up into the open space and shade the roof.
strong and sharp to the sense of taste or smell
I suddenly see vines and lush plants clumped together, and the air is
pungent with the smell of life.
the first of a series of actions
"I'll take the
initiative. I can get approval from the bank."
stir feelings in
As a rule, I find public architecture
the act of searching for something
She finally hangs up, and I begin my
unnecessary procedures that obstruct action
I want to add that I'm obviously getting an education in
bureaucracy every time she moves her mouth
"A world lost, a world unsuspected
beckons to new places and no whiteness (lost) is so white as the memory of whiteness."
collect or gather
But I can't stop myself from
amassing more and more material.
obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning
The idea of something for nothing is appealing in some
a word or phrase that reads the same backward as forward
A guy named Otto Sayas—I would give anything to have a name that was a
palindrome—knocks on the door.
make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
But the good news is that the solid ground really gets
cause to move forward with force
propel a stream of dry air from the mountains to the shoreline.
marked by or given to doubt
Since I've never seen him do any kind of sport, and I'm
skeptical about his bowling, I'm surprised.
enduring strength and energy
stamina is a component in leadership, even in the modern world, where it isn't necessary to be able to harness an ox.
a configuration of stars as seen from the earth
More stars than I ever remember seeing, and I've spent a lot of time at night with my head tilted back analyzing the
easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
I didn't understand until recently that emotions could be so
unroll, unfold, or spread out
About a month later, after they've gained up to eight feet in height, the large, flat disk that is the flower will
at a previous time
And that's when he got a close-up look at the creature
formerly known as Cheddar.
marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
But the animal was more than scarred and dirty; he was
frantic and desperate.
try to manage without help
He had adopted Cheddar, and then he'd let the animal
fend for himself in a parking lot.
something or someone seen, especially a notable sight
I think everyone in the building has really appreciated the
cut off from a whole
If you slice off part of most established plants—this mature plant can be thought of as the parent—and you nurture this
severed portion, it will grow.
the secretion of an endocrine gland transmitted by the blood
Dell drives me to the Southside plant nursery on Saturday and we buy rooting
hormone and three large bags of potting soil.
the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
I've looked at fungus and insect
infestation for him in the past.
a car that has a top that can be folded or removed
Quang-ha is on the couch watching a TV show about a guy who drives around the country in a
convertible eating bacon cheeseburgers.
enter unlawfully on someone's property
If we were on someone's private property, we would be
a following of one thing after another in time
I have to piece together the
sequence of events, and when I get to the bottom of it, I believe that the plant loss is not just a defeat; it's a sign.
distinctly dissimilar or unlike
diverse selection of flowering vines (to climb up the metal poles to the second story).
the aggregate of leaves of one or more plants
As another surprise, Lorenzo from Bakersfield Electric brings a set of solar-powered lights, which at night will send shafts up through the
foliage into the starry sky.
an option that is selected automatically
So is Cheddar, I think, but snoozing is his
default setting, so I can't be sure.
the act of retiring into inactivity
Nights were now suddenly cool, and fans and air conditioners had finally been put away for their four-month-long electronic
lose freshness, vigor, or vitality
I know from experience that some things will thrive and others will
something expected, as on the basis of a norm
It doesn't hurt as much because a large component in pain has to do with
time without end
It takes a moment (which feels like
eternity but is in reality less than a second) to process that I'm in the bathroom, and that I won't live at the Gardens of Glenwood after today.
a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
I know for a fact that those
fumes from the nail polish are bad for her.
a programmer who breaks into computer systems
I'm thinking that not many
hacker kids end up here.
producing no result or effect
Or is life so filled with random action that the very notion of caution is
make known; pass on, of information
When I see the judge I will try to
convey a positive attitude, while at the same time monitoring my blood pressure and other vital signs.
the process by which a cell divides into two smaller cells
The next thing she knew, she had a permission slip to get Quang-ha out of biology (where he was actually paying attention to a short film on
expel from one's property or force to move out
I'm thinking that he's thinking that he won't get
evicted if she owns the place.