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Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Nacarat

Nacarat is a red-orange color, sometimes pale, sometimes bright, sometimes both (things can be both pale and bright!). Nacarat can also refer to fabric that is dyed such a shade. Nacarat is the burning color of a sunset and the pale, flaming shades the sky dims to as night closes in. Autumn leaves, ripening pumpkins… Continue reading Word Nerd: Nacarat

I still have a long way to go...life wisdom quote Monday Mantra 163 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 163 – I still have a long way to go…

“I still have a long way to go, but I'm already so far from where I used to be, and I'm proud of that.” ~ Unknown This quote has become a mantra of mine as of late as I do my best to breathe through my impatience and the frustrations brought about by things and… Continue reading Monday Mantra 163 – I still have a long way to go…

filipendulous state of soul or hanging by a thread via LaWhimsy
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Word Nerd: Filipendulous

Filipendulous means to be strung or suspended by a thread. So hanging by a thread could also be described as filipendulous. Filipendulous is made up of the words fili (thread) and pendulous (suspended so as to swing freely). I have often heard the phrase hanging on by a thread (or some variation or other of… Continue reading Word Nerd: Filipendulous