Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Zeitgeist at Silver Creek

On my blog somewhere is a NaBloPoMo badge, which stands for National Blog Posting Month, an organization that supports daily blogging with themes, support, prompts, etc. It's nice to have a theme or prompt for starting out, but I generally find something artst or craftsy to show or talk about every day, without help.

But this term intriguers me, since, quite frankly, I have never heard of it.

According to Wikipedia, Zeitgeist (German pronunciation: [ˈtsaɪtɡaɪst] is "the spirit of the times" or "the spirit of the age."

Zeitgeist is the general cultural, intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and/or political climate within a nation or even specific groups, along with the general ambiance, morals, sociocultural direction, and mood associated with an era.

The term zeitgeist is from German Zeit- 'time' (cognate with English tide and "time") and Geist- 'spirit' (cognate with English ghost, without being really translatable into English - this is why the German term is used).

So, how is this for spirit??

December Golf Cart

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