Tuesday, April 10, 2012

I is for Insouciance

This feels like a shade of April 1st.  A dollop of apathy with a splash of unconcern, and a topping of carelessness.  All this is baked in a soft pastry of nonchalance. It makes for a surprisingly interesting dish even though the feeling that insouciance awakens is that of an indifferent lethargy.  Especially when its served with a tall glass of cool impassive languor.

“I would live all my life in nonchalance and insouciance, were it not for making a living, which is rather a nouciance.”
 -- Ogden Nash


  1. Wow. I loved this one. It's a dessert I'd like to eat the end piece of and then procrastinate on it for a day before I got back to work.

  2. Great post! Insouciance is the kind of word I wish I was smart enough to use.

  3. That sounds.......... scrumptious.

  4. Ouch. That was like saying "It is the juxtaposition of two vascular orbicular muscles in a state of expansion and contraction". Well, I have been following A2Z and your blogs. Now let me know what I said !!

  5. Ah! Ages since I felt insouciant!

  6. Yummy.
    I love the way you described this emotion. Wouldn't have thought of it ever!


  7. I like the sound of that word:)
    Dropping by from the A-Z!

  8. I love it! First time today I've seen this word. I'm trying to visit all the A-Z Challenge Blogs this month.

  9. This is the best 'I' post I have read all day, and I have read around 70.


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