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Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Lalochezia

Please note the following Word Nerd and accompanying image may be considered offensive and not everyone's cup of tea.Lalochezia describes the emotional relief some can gain by using indecent language or swear words. Lalochezia originates from the Greek lalia (speech) and chezo (to relieve oneself). Swear words are considered a "taboo" and when one indulges… Continue reading Word Nerd: Lalochezia

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Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Virago

Virago means a woman who demonstrates exemplary, heroic qualities. Female Warrior is the original Latin meaning of the word virago. Unfortunately, over time the word's meaning took on a negative connotation and virago was used to describe a domineering, violent, or bad-tempered woman. Kate from The Taming of the Shrew is one such "virago".  I do… Continue reading Word Nerd: Virago

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Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Zephyr

Zephyr (pronounced zef-uhr ) is a pleasing word that means a gentle or westerly breeze. Zephyr derives from the name of the Greek god of the west wind, Zephyrus. Many poets have eulogized Zephyrus, like Geoffrey Chaucer did in "The Canterbury Tales" ~ When also Zephyrus with his sweet breath /Exhales an air in every grove… Continue reading Word Nerd: Zephyr

I was scared of change yet change was in me all along. Ella Patrice quote via LaWhimsy.com
Wandering

Embracing JOMO and Accepting Algorithm Changes

"I was scared of change yet change was in me all along." ~ Ella Patrice Now unless you've been living underneath a proverbial rock, I'm certain that you've heard of the algorithm changes that Instagram is going to be enacting (though not today, despite the turn on post notifications fervor (fyi - I find post… Continue reading Embracing JOMO and Accepting Algorithm Changes

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Just Breathe

Fresh Air Seduction

This air. It's so perfect in it's rich, chill seduction today. I want to breathe it all in, take great, greedy gulps and fill my lungs, my very being, with the pure, lush greatness of it. The air is touched with magic, with the very Divine gracing it with it's presence. It's Winter air with… Continue reading Fresh Air Seduction

Musings and Mutterings

Joyous Yule To All of You

May this longest day of the year be one that is filled with love, laughter, and cheer. May all days that follow be lit up with joy and may the darkness of the season be welcomed as you rejoice. Soon the wheel will turn and the days be much longer, but until the next season… Continue reading Joyous Yule To All of You