I should have posted this hours ago, but I've been gone most the day. Now, $300 later, my car has its little ticking issue taken care of that has been driving me crazy forever! So, that's a good thing.
Anyway, this week, I used “Rekindled” by Barbara Delinsky for my word list. This book is a reprint of two novels Barbara wrote early in her career.
Dashiki = a loose fitting, usually brightly colored, robe or tunic modeled after an African tribal garment.
Raison d’être = a diplomatic or political reason.
From “Lilac Awakening”
Harbinger = a person or thing that comes before to announce or give an indication of what follows; herald.
Sanctimonious = pretending to be holy or pious; affecting righteousness.