Affirmation Mondays

Affirmation Mondays 344 ~ There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it…

"There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it." ~ Gustave Flaubert Life is poetry and poetry is life... "There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it." This is a fact. Plain and simple as that. Poetry is what flows through our veins and… Continue reading Affirmation Mondays 344 ~ There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it…

Affirmation Mondays

Affirmation Mondays 341

"There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights." ~ Bram Stoker, Dracula The veil between worlds is thinning, darkness is enveloping more of our days and yet, somehow, hope and light remain... "There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and… Continue reading Affirmation Mondays 341

Word Nerd

Word Nerd : Aestival or Estival

Estival means of or pertaining to the summer and Aestival is a variant of estival. Estival and Aestival both derive from the Latin aestīv(us) (of summer). The 21st of June is the official start of the Summer season in the Eastern Hemisphere and what better way to mark it then by discovering the word Aestival?… Continue reading Word Nerd : Aestival or Estival

Word Nerd

Word Nerd : Petrichor

Petrichor is the earthy scent produced when rain falls on dry soil. Petrichor is formed from the Greek petra, meaning "stone", and īchōr, the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology. Petrichor was named by two Australian researchers, who discovered that the smell is an oily essence emitted from rocks… Continue reading Word Nerd : Petrichor

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

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