Pronunciation: ?res-p?t also ri-?sp?t, British usually ?res-?p?t
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English respit, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin respectus, from Latin, act of looking back
Date: 13th century

1 : a period of temporary delay
2 : an interval of rest or relief


My trip to San Diego was great. There will be pictures soon, of class, and what I was working on. But the whole time was indeed a respite. A break from the routine of groceries, laundry, the day to day. Had a chance to visit with really good friends, and even a few furry ones.

elephantHave a little snack…

zebraposed for the camera..

meerkatand soaked up some sun! Wonderful trip! (uhh – then my camera battery died. So the rest of my zoo day was devoid of documentation… Oops!)


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