Winter Solstice in my hand digital art collage via LaWhimsy
Musings and Mutterings

Winter Solstice Wishes To You

Winter Solstice marks the night of longest hour and darkest light. Yet in this time so cold and bleak, lights still twinkle and hope runs deep. For now the days shall begin once more to lengthen and we will again know a sun restored. To all who gather and celebrate, a toast I raise to… Continue reading Winter Solstice Wishes To You

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Wandering

An Autumn Post Gathering and Equinox Delights

Another year, another seasonal shift, and another glorious Autumnal Equinox to celebrate! The air has already begun to shift and there have been many signs of Autumn already showing up all around. Many trees have started to change into their fiery Fall colors and the sounds of dying leaves scuttling about the ground when a… Continue reading An Autumn Post Gathering and Equinox Delights

running faucet for lenitive bath gif via LaWhimsy by giphy
Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Lenitive

Lenitive means the softening of pain or sorrow. Lenitive derives from the Latin lenire (to soften or soothe) - fun fact lenire also gave us the word lenient which originally meant relieving pain or stress. Lenitive also carries the obsolete meaning of a laxative (in medical terms). Personally I enjoy the word lenitive when using it… Continue reading Word Nerd: Lenitive