Musings and Mutterings

My One Word is Gentle

My word for this year is gentle. Gentle is at the heart of my nature. The inherit path my soul takes. Gentle is something that I long for, and ultimately take strength from. Gentleness does not mean weakness. Gentleness does not mean being a push-over. Gentleness does not equal prudishness, ignorance, or feebleness. Being gentle… Continue reading My One Word is Gentle

Word Nerd

It’s A Word Nerdiversary Year 2

I can't believe that two years ago on October 8th I posted my very first Word Nerd (petrichor)! It's been quite the logophile equivalent of a wild ride, let me tell you. There are just so many words, and so many that I use so regularly that I can forget how amazing they are and… Continue reading It’s A Word Nerdiversary Year 2

Just let your pile of good things grow. rainbow rowell quote Monday Mantra 12 via LaWhimsy
Affirmation Mondays

Monday Mantra 12 – Let your pile of good things grow…

"So, what if, instead of thinking about solving your whole life, you just think about adding additional good things. One at a time. Just let your pile of good things grow." ~ Rainbow Rowell How utterly lovely is this quote?! Good things, just like bad things, tend to multiply and they multiply more when they… Continue reading Monday Mantra 12 – Let your pile of good things grow…

Musings and Mutterings

New Year Guide Words

I am absolutely adoring the trend I keep seeing pop-up of choosing to focus on a guiding or power word instead of making a list of new year's resolutions. I will undoubtedly make a list of year-long goals anyway, but the word idea seems to have a certain alluring staying power and I feel it'll… Continue reading New Year Guide Words

Word Nerd

Word Nerd : Felicity

Ah, such felicity is at hand, now that another year has dawned. So many fresh new opportunities to seek, friends to meet, adventures to go on, treasures to discover, joys to's amazing! I'm quite fond of a few of the Urban Dictionary's definitions of felicity, since they sum to mean a confidant, passionate, talented,… Continue reading Word Nerd : Felicity