By MaryannA

K is for Keys!

Tomorrow the house keys will certainly be turned over to the new owners of the house. I will be here for a short while more, but The keys now belong to someone else. The word key has many definitions of use. I am about to turn the key to the door of opportunity and change. It is the key to moving foward in my life.

K is for key!
a. A notched and grooved, usually metal implement that is turned to open or close a lock.

b. A similar device used for opening or winding: the key of a clock; a can that has a key attached.

2. A means of access, control, or possession.

a. A vital, crucial element.

b. A set of answers to a test.

c. A table, gloss, or cipher for decoding or interpreting.

4. A device, such as a wedge or pin, inserted to lock together mechanical or structural parts.

5. Architecture The keystone in the crown of an arch.

a. A button or lever that is depressed to operate a machine.

b. A button that is depressed to cause a corresponding character or function to be typed or executed by a typewriter or to be accepted as input by a computer.

c. Music A button or lever that is depressed with the finger to produce or modulate the sound of an instrument, such as a clarinet or piano.

7. Music
a. A tonal system consisting of seven tones in fixed relationship to a tonic, having a characteristic key signature and being the structural foundation of the bulk of Western music; tonality.

b. The principal tonality of a work: an etude in the key of E.

8. The pitch of a voice or other sound.

9. A characteristic tone or level of intensity, as of a speech or sales campaign. Often used in combination: high-key; low-key.

10. Botany A samara.

11. An outline of the distinguishing characteristics of a group of organisms, used as a guide in taxonomic identification.

12. Basketball An area at each end of the court between the base line and the foul line and including the jump-ball circle at the foul line: a jump shot from the top of the key.

Today was a lazy day after the long day yesterday. Nice weather and dinner out with my son. It was a great 3 day weekend going through things as we get ready to move me out of here. We are having such trouble deciding what to keep and what to let go. Decisions must be made soon!

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