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According to the Phrontistery, nesiote is an obscure word. But defined, nesiote sounds as modern as can be.  It means living on an island. My family trooped to an island for a reunion last year.

This is part of the Fisherman’s Village on Elephant Island in Thailand. Nesiote probably applies best to fishermen who live here –

Albert Einstein wishes that “somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of good will.”

Laurie Anderson claims: “as a New Yorker, I’m someone who lives on an island and looks across to America.”

George Gordon Byron in a letter to Thomas Moore mentions “the greenest island of my imagination.”

This was rather a grey morning but my reverie was full of bright colors as I maneuvered these rocks. A world-class violinist washes up on shore.  Ladies in Lavender fades to a fact: I just love island – living during holidays.

ABC Wednesday

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