Tuesday, September 9, 2003

Tuesday September 9, 2003

Filed under: General — m759 @ 11:19 PM

“Words are Events”

Walter J. Ong, S. J.

Gisele Marie Louise Marguerite La Fleche,

better known as Gisele MacKenzie, star of “Your Hit Parade,” died on

Friday, September 5, 2003.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, 2000:


NOUN: A slender spire, especially one on a church above the intersection of the nave and transepts

ETYMOLOGY: French, arrow, flèche, from Old French, arrow, of Germanic origin.


NOUN: The hub of a wheel

ETYMOLOGY: Middle English, from Old English nafu.

From my entry of Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003:

‘That person who is to be known,
he in whom these parts rest,
like spokes in the nave of a wheel,
you know him,
lest death should hurt you.’

Prasna Upanishad

La Fleche

Cover illustration for
The Spirit of Zen

The Spirit is Willing…

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