GELID: very cold, icy cold

gelid

We’ve pretty much used up the words to describe what we’ve been going through in New England for the past month.  Some of them are words we can’t print here. And now we’re hearing that there will be another snow storm on Thursday and another on Monday (which seems to be the day of favor […]

THE IDES OF MARCH: the 15th of March

the ides of march

This is the day.   Beware of being in the presence of your political enemies.   This is the day on which Julius Caeser was stabbed to death by his frenemies while attending a meeting of the Senate of Rome.   He had been warned in advance that danger would befall him before the Ides of March, meaning […]