Are we overusing "Iconic" and "Quaint"?
It's the words that specifically describe something that lose their value when they are applied inappropriately. For something or someone to be iconic, it or they must be quite special and unique to embody the essential characteristics of whatever it is.
Thanksgiving Day and Legacy Ranches
According to Merriam Webster, the operative definition of the word “legacy” is, “something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past.” I was struck by this meaning of the term as I stood to give a toast at our family Thanksgiving celebration.I looked down the table, which for the first time in my 70 plus year lifetime extended the entire length of the room, to see nearly 30 members of our family plus friends spanning 3 generations.