I Am Attempting NaBloPoMo For The Month Of April

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No, this is not an April Fool’s joke. I am going to try to post something everyday for the next month…like I did when I first started this blog. Back when I could write engaging and humorous posts easily. Those of you who have been readers since the beginning will remember those…That’s what NaBloPoMo is all about.

The theme for April is sprout. Sprout can mean many things, such as:

sprout–verb (used without object)

1. to begin to grow; shoot forth, as a plant from a seed.

2. (of a seed or plant) to put forth buds or shoots.

3. to develop or grow quickly: a boy awkwardly sprouting into manhood.
–verb (used with object)

4.to cause to sprout.

5.to remove sprouts from: Sprout and boil the potatoes.
–noun

6.a shoot of a plant.

7.a new growth from a germinating seed, or from a rootstock, tuber, bud, or the like.

8.something resembling or suggesting a sprout, as in growth.
—Synonyms

1.  spring, bud, burgeon, develop.
sprout  (spraʊt)  — vb  (often foll by up )

1. (of a plant, seed, etc) to produce (new leaves, shoots, etc)

2. to begin to grow or develop: new office blocks are sprouting up all over the city

— n

3. a newly grown shoot or bud

4. something that grows like a sprout

5. See Brussels sprout, titivate    esurient puissant    superlative

[sprout] –verb (used without object)

1.to begin to grow; shoot forth, as a plant from a seed.

2.(of a seed or plant) to put forth buds or shoots.

3.to develop or grow quickly: a boy awkwardly sprouting into manhood.

–verb (used with object)

4.to cause to sprout.

5.to remove sprouts from: Sprout and boil the potatoes.

–noun

6.a shoot of a plant.

7.a new growth from a germinating seed, or from a rootstock, tuber, bud, or the like.

8.something resembling or suggesting a sprout, as in growth.

Origin:1150–1200;  (v.) Middle English spr ( o ) uten, Old English -sprūtan,  in āsproten  (past participle; see a-3 ); cognate with Middle Dutch sprūten, German spriessen  to sprout; akin to Greek speírein  to scatter; (noun) Middle English;  compare Middle Dutch, Middle Low German sprute

—Related forms

non·sprout·ing, adjectivere·sprout, verbun·der·sprout, nounun·der·sprout, verb (used without object) un·sprout·ed, adjectiveun·sprout·ing, adjective

-Synonyms

1.  spring, bud, burgeon, develop.

»Related Words for : sprout

bourgeon, burgeon forth, germinate, pullulate, shoot

— vb  (often foll by up )

1. (of a plant, seed, etc) to produce (new leaves, shoots, etc)

2. to begin to grow or develop: new office blocks are sprouting up all over the city

— n3.

a newly grown shoot or bud

4. something that grows like a sprout

5. See Brussels sprout

[Old English sprūtan;  related to Middle High German sprūzen  to sprout, Lettish sprausties  to jostle]

Medical Dictionary

1 sprout definition

Pronunciation:  /ˈspra u̇ t/

Function: vi:  to send out new growth :  produce sprouts

endothelial growth factor…has been shown to spur blood vessels to <>sprout

2 sprout definition

Function: n:  a new outgrowth (as of nerve tissue) resembling the young shoot of a plant

of the axon above the injury…produce new <>sprout s

Slang Dictionary

sprout definition

n.    a child. :  A little sprout came up and tried to sell me a ticket to a game.

This blog started as an idea, a sprout of a thought, if you will, and I intend to try to get back to my roots using this month long challenge.

Wish me luck, y’all.

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I'm Shan and I 'm the creator of The Asylum and a magnet for The Free Range Stupid™. I'm a little nutty, a lot sarcastic and pretty damn smart. I am also a graphic designer, blog coder, virtual assistant, free lance writer and can whip you up a killer resume, media kit or press release that would make others green with envy. Go to Skewed Design Studios to check out my services. You won't be disappointed.

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  1. sarah says:

    Good Luck. I have been trying and failed. Maybe I will try this along with you. Though not sure I could keep with the sprout theme 😉

    • Shan says:

      Well you better backdate a post for April 1st. LOL And you don’t HAVE to do the sprout theme, it’s just a prompt, so to speak.

  2. Brittany says:

    Hmmmm I think I just might do this…idk. Good luck..you can do it!
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