Wandering

Adding a Pop of Fun with Photowall

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Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Ombrifuge

Ombrifuge is something that provides protection from the rain; specifically an umbrella. Ombrifuge derives from ombro (indicating rain) - and ombro is from the Greek ombros (shower of rain) - and fuge (expelling or dispelling either a specified thing or in a specified way) - and fuge derives from the Latin fugare(cause to flee). Ombrifuge… Continue reading Word Nerd: Ombrifuge

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 298 ~ If I can stop one heart from breaking I shall not live in vain…

"If I can stop one heart from breaking I shall not live in vain" ~ Emily Dickinson How are you choosing to live your life... "If I can stop one heart from breaking I shall not live in vain." This aching beautiful quote of Emily Dickinson's comes from a poem that reads... If I can… Continue reading Monday Mantra 298 ~ If I can stop one heart from breaking I shall not live in vain…

Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Sláinte

Slainte means health in Irish and Scottish Gaelic. Sláinte is derived from the old Irish slán (safe or healthy) and the suffix tu .FYI, slán also means advantageous and can also be linked to the Latin salus (health) and the German selig (blessed), neat, huh?! Sláinte is pronounced like slawn-che and it's most commonly used… Continue reading Word Nerd: Sláinte

Musings and Mutterings

St. Patrick’s Day ~ The Maiden of the Clover Poem

Sweet Colleen, now of the green, a crown of flowers on her brow, dances and plays away in the circle Faerie made. She walked the moors, sang her songs, spoke the language of forgotten tongues. They welcomed her with open arms, delighting in her silken charms. She belonged to them alone, a queen, a very… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day ~ The Maiden of the Clover Poem

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 297 ~ Maireann croí éadrom I bhfad / A light heart lives longest

"Maireann croí éadrom I bhfad. / A light heart lives longest." ~ Irish Proverb Irish wisdom is among the finest in the World... "Maireann croí éadrom I bhfad. / A light heart lives longest." The lighter the heart, the longer the life. 'Tis a simple statement and yet it holds such immense wisdom. Of course,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 297 ~ Maireann croí éadrom I bhfad / A light heart lives longest