WICKED: evil, severe…and… extremely


Last night we saw the Broadway production of Wicked at the phenomenal Providence Performing Arts Center. (It is one of the most beautiful theaters I’ve ever attended.)   The production was stunning and thoroughly enjoyable. As I have thought back on the performance I began thinking about the word wicked and its varied uses in our […]

ENSORCEL : [en-SAWR-suhl] : to bewitch, to cast a spell upon something or someone


The world of the supernatural is something that seems to fascinate people.   It is especially noticeable in recent years when such characterizations as vampires, zombies, and Harry Potter have captured the imagination of the public.  Movies and published books over the past couple of years have been rife with all the supernatural phenomena one can […]