December 9th, 2020

dwell in possibility

Word of the Day 12/09/20 Rudolph

Rudolph (noun)
Rudolph [ roo-dolf ]


noun
1. Paul (Marvin), 1918–97, U.S. architect.
2. Wilma (Glo·de·an) [gloh-dee-uhn], 1940–1994, U.S. track and field athlete.
3. a male given name, form of Rolf.

Origin: Rudolph or Rudolf (French: Rodolphe, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish: Rodolfo) or Rodolphe is a male first name, and, less commonly, a surname. It is an ancient Germanic name deriving from two stems: Hrōþi, Hruod, Hróðr or Hrōð, meaning "fame", "glory" "honour", "renown", and olf meaning "wolf"(Hrōþiwulfaz).

MEANING: "fame-wolf", "glory-wolf"

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR RUDOLPH
We sing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Jingle Bells”.
CONGRESS’ GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING|P. J. O’ROURKE|DECEMBER 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Lost in Translation are Twee.
WHAT THE HELL IS ‘TWEE’? A GENRE? A MINDSET? AN ART FORM?|SCOTT PORCH|JUNE 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Played by Rudolph and Fred Armisen, they are the voices of the GPS system in cars.
CAN MAYA RUDOLPH SAVE THE VARIETY SHOW?|KEVIN FALLON|MAY 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

“I eat clams all day and nuts all night,” Rudolph sang in an innuendo-laden number.
CAN MAYA RUDOLPH SAVE THE VARIETY SHOW?|KEVIN FALLON|MAY 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

It began with Rudolph addressing the audience, and introducing herself as the night's host.
CAN MAYA RUDOLPH SAVE THE VARIETY SHOW?|KEVIN FALLON|MAY 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

He was succeeded by his eldest surviving son, Rudolph, who had been chosen king of the Romans in October 1575.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 8|VARIOUS

Louise began wondering at just what point Rudolph Kreisler would steal out of his hiding and break for home.
AMERICA FIRST|FRANCES NIMMO GREENE

Rudolph, dizzy with pain and suspense, nursed his forearm mechanically.
DRAGON'S BLOOD|HENRY MILNER RIDEOUT

At these words, Rudolph threw a louis on the counter and hurried towards the door.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS, VOL VIII|ARTHUR MEE AND J.A. HAMMERTON, EDS.

Rudolph dropped his hands, and stood confounded by his own brutal discourtesy.
DRAGON'S BLOOD|HENRY MILNER RIDEOUT

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
All I want
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Swap of Joy - prompts part 2

Todays prompt are from the favorite holiday decoration category. Let's see what you can make of it!

Santa hat
Knitted stockings
Candy Cane
Lights (on trees, houses, cats, whatever)
Christmas lights
Tinsel
The bright festive fairy lights--on Christmas trees, around windows, on cars, they make the season bright
Angel topper on the tree
Walnuts from my grandparents' first tree
Christmas Balls (Baubles)
Mistletoe
Lights!

Unofficial Swap of Joy

Fill for Swap of Joy Request: Hawaii Five-0 Steve/Danny. No sexy times, but plenty of BWP (baking without plot).

title: Operation Cupcake. Sitrep: Ingredients Acquired
author: goneahead
fandom: Hawaii 5-0
rating: PG
word count: 1427
pairing: Steve McGarrett/Danny Williams
summary: Cleaning guns and baking cupcakes both require:

1) the right tools
2) a certain amount of precision
3) willingness to follow directions

Being a SEAL requires mastering one skill. Being Grace’s uncle requires mastering the other.

On A03: Operation Cupcake.

Unofficial Swap of Joy - Peppermint Sticks (NSFW)

For 1_million_words a-z challenge- P and their unofficial Swap of Joy, stories_a_z - P, Merry Trope-mas Day #9: Christmas/New Years

Fandom: Teen Wolf
Characters/Pairings: Derek/Jackson
Words: 2,155
Warnings: sex, language

Summary: Derek never thought he’d appreciate a candy so much

A/N: alternately known as “Peppermint Sticks and Better Things to Lick”
Somebody asked for Derek/Jackson (who I don't normally write, so this was a fun change) and somebody liked candy canes so here we have some holiday PWP (no candy was used for unintended purposes lol)

Peppermint Sticks
Crush

Daily challenge to Dreamy

I got a little side track Christmas shopping and gift wrapping but I did finish my story that I post tomorrow and got more work done on my Christmas gift fics, I really want to get those done today but then I got distract by starting a fic for the unoffical swap of joy which I hope to post in the coming days.

I wrote about 3,000 words today which I am happy with.

Off to Dreamy, I hope that the words flow for you.