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  • n. a public portico, or great hall, in Athens, where Zeno, the philosopher, taught his disciples; hence, sometimes used as equivalent to the school of the Stoics. It was called "h poiki`lh stoa`. [See Poicile.]

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  • I need a porch. Now.

    November 18, 2008

  • Oh, no!
    here come the wordie haka group!
    Everybody, to the lounge!

    August 4, 2008

  • hmm....

    August 3, 2008

  • Call out the Wordie Cleaning Squad!

    When she wakes up, it will all seem like a terrible dream.

    August 1, 2008

  • Quick! Bring a shot of marmite!
    *administers black elixir of mystery straight into a vein*

    August 1, 2008

  • *gasp!* Spider webs on MY porch......well I...I...I...
    *rendered speechless*
    *needs reviving*
    *fading fast...*

    August 1, 2008

  • wordie house!!
    whomp, whomp....

    August 1, 2008

  • :O Surely not!

    July 31, 2008

  • Ugh, I can see spiderwebs in the rafters. :(

    July 31, 2008

  • ha?

    July 31, 2008

  • Okay, lambs. Mummy, I mean, dontcry is going to bed now. Behave, you hear?

    July 26, 2008

  • It's OK Mia. Try the decaf.

    July 26, 2008

  • Sorry, an inadvertent slip of the tongue, Dontcry, just an unfortunate lapse, a result of an overconsumption of psychelate! *relaxes again*

    July 26, 2008

  • No, Mia, it's "you can't see me, my eyes are closed." Silly goose!

    July 26, 2008

  • Just how many of you are lounging about here today? (I can't see you, my eyes are closed) *amused*

    July 26, 2008

  • Say it right, and I'll pass it...

    July 26, 2008

  • someone pass me the sweat tea, please.

    July 26, 2008

  • *curls up, cat-like, in the sun*
    *forgets worries*

    July 25, 2008

  • *runs around trying to smash mosquitoes between palms*

    July 25, 2008

  • *relaxing in a comfortable wicker rocking chair, munching on chocolate chip cookies and slurping her banana milkshake*

    I'm all tranquil and serene now.

    July 25, 2008

  • /Lazes about in a rockingchair (Shouldn't there be a verb 'to rock in a rockingchair'? I think so.), silently but for the crrrrrick,.. crrrvb,.. crrriick..

    July 11, 2008

  • oh yeah

    July 11, 2008

  • Wi-Fi?

    July 11, 2008

  • *brings lemonade for all*

    July 10, 2008

  • *nods off*

    July 10, 2008

  • *yawns, caterpillar style*

    July 10, 2008

  • *scratches belly*

    July 10, 2008

  • *stretches out*

    July 10, 2008

  • swing, garden, guitar, breakfast, lunch, dinner

    July 10, 2008

  • shade, wicker, rockers, dogs, hammock, potted plants

    July 10, 2008