Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 311 ~ October, crisp, misty, golden October, when the light is sweet and heavy

"October, crisp, misty, golden October, when the light is sweet and heavy." ~ Angela Carter Autumn, melancholy and divinely hopeful all at once... "October, crisp, misty, golden October, when the light is sweet and heavy." Sweet, changeable Autumn, how my very soul quickens at your arrival. My pulse, grown sluggish from the weary heat of… Continue reading Monday Mantra 311 ~ October, crisp, misty, golden October, when the light is sweet and heavy

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 310 ~ In October any wonderful unexpected thing might be possible…

"In October any wonderful unexpected thing might be possible." ~ Elizabeth George Speare There seems to be an extra golden lining to the Autumn... "In October any wonderful unexpected thing might be possible." The Autumn season makes me absolutely giddy and October, landing rich and full in the middle of the season, doubles the joy.… Continue reading Monday Mantra 310 ~ In October any wonderful unexpected thing might be possible…

Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Ephemeral

Ephemeral means lasting a very short time; transitory. Ephemeral derives from the Greek ephēmeros (lasting a day) , which is made up of epi- (on, upon) and hēmera (day). Ephemeral is an absolutely gorgeous word in pronunciation, spelling and meaning. So many of life's pleasures and beauties are ephemeral, yet their touch, their memory, also… Continue reading Word Nerd: Ephemeral

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 309 ~ The thing with October is, I think, it somehow gets in your very blood. Unapologetically. Almost ruthlessly….

"the thing with October is, I think, it somehow gets in your very blood. Unapologetically. Almost ruthlessly." ~ Anne Sexton How glad I am to live in a world with Octobers in it! "the thing with October is, I think, it somehow gets in your very blood. Unapologetically. Almost ruthlessly." Autumn is out in full… Continue reading Monday Mantra 309 ~ The thing with October is, I think, it somehow gets in your very blood. Unapologetically. Almost ruthlessly….

Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Litterfall

Litterfall is detritus or dead organic material that has fallen to the ground. Litterfall is the combination of the words litter (a disorderly accumulation of objects) and fall (to drop or descend under the force of gravity). Litterfall is characterized as fresh, undecomposed, and easily recognizable (by species and type) plant debris. Pine cones, leaves,… Continue reading Word Nerd: Litterfall

Monday Mantras

Far and Away: A Brief Hiatus from the Status Quo

Melting Inside and Out ~ A Digital Art Collage by Ella Patrice So things for me have been a bit off-kilter and to be perfectly honest - rough. As it may have been noticed, posting here has been erratic at best and I figured that instead of trying and falling short it would be best to… Continue reading Far and Away: A Brief Hiatus from the Status Quo