Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Niveous

Niveous mean of, or relating to snow; snowy. Niveous derives from the Latin niveus, from nix (snow). Niveous is such a beautiful wintry word. Niveous can be used to describe snowy conditions - "The forest lay quite beneath it's cold, niveous blanket." or "There was mystery in the niveous winter air, so cold and clear… Continue reading Word Nerd: Niveous

Affirmation Mondays

Affirmation Mondays 312 ~ Any new beginning is forged from the shards of the past, not from the abandonment of the past…

"Any new beginning is forged from the shards of the past, not from the abandonment of the past." ~ Craig D. Lounsbrough And so the circle turns once more, another year, another day, as we step forward... "Any new beginning is forged from the shards of the past, not from the abandonment of the past."… Continue reading Affirmation Mondays 312 ~ Any new beginning is forged from the shards of the past, not from the abandonment of the past…

Affirmation Mondays

Affirmation Mondays 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 Affirmation Mondays 311 ~ October, crisp, misty, golden October, when the light is sweet and heavy

Affirmation Mondays

Affirmation Mondays 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 Affirmation Mondays 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

Affirmation Mondays

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