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

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 308 ~ ​Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today…

"​Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today." ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Hope is the secret to getting to the other side of anything... "Hope is important because it can make the present moment less… Continue reading Monday Mantra 308 ~ ​Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today…

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 307 ~ ​The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously…

"​The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously." ~ Nietzsche Life is chock-full of secrets and this is no exception... "​The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously." Living dangerously can mean a wide variety of things.… Continue reading Monday Mantra 307 ~ ​The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously…