Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them Shira Tamir quote Monday Mantra 177 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 177 – Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day

“Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day.” ~ Shira Tamir Autumn has fully arrived and in many ways has already peaked, it's colors fading right alongside the waning sunlit hours of the day. Many feel as though this is a melancholy season of death, one that… Continue reading Monday Mantra 177 – Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day

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A Word Nerd 2015 Wrap-Up

Word Nerd Wrap-Up 2015 In Month Order - Wangle, Somnolent, Hiraeth, Sophrosyne, Librocubicularist, & Latibule. Another year of outstanding, spectacular, quaintrelle, and down-right quirky words has flown by! These are a few of my favorites, by month and I really must say that picking only one per month was a bit difficult since I liked… Continue reading A Word Nerd 2015 Wrap-Up

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Word Nerd: Feuillemort and an Autumn Word List

Feuillemort is an incredibly beautiful and rather old word that means having the color of a faded leaf. Feuillemort derives from the French term feuille morte (a dead leaf) and on this, the Autumnal Equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere, I think it's a most apt term. Autumn is the season for feuillemort delights, dancing… Continue reading Word Nerd: Feuillemort and an Autumn Word List