It's been a tough couple days - a lot of shit going on in my life. It's hard to stay focused on a life list when I'm so overwhelmed.
My "new thing" for the day won't exactly set the world afire, but - as my ex used to say to me when I'd complain he wasn't being the sort of husband I wished he be - "I'm here, ain't I?" So today I'm learning a new word. Obsequious.
I've always like how it sounds (ub-see-kwee-us) but have never known what it meant. Upon looking it up at dictionary.com, I realize I also didn't know how it was spelled - I thought it started with a u.
1. characterized by or showing servile deference; fawning
2. obedient; dutiful.
Used in a sentence:
My son gave me an obsequious smile and got right to his homework.
Hey, a woman can dream.