Thursday, October 20, 2011

What's in a name?

I'm starting this blog, and, assuming I actually get readers, a lot of people will probably wonder what the heck is up with this name. "Labent" is an adjective meaning "slipping, sliding, or gliding." "Lucency" is probably easier to figure out.  It basically means "the quality of shining with light, brilliance." I find that most of my moments of light, or brilliance, are rather slippery. Or fleeting. So it's a rather roundabout and convoluted way of saying "flashes of clarity." But not really. And having more "l."