Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Draíocht

Draíocht (which is pronounced DREE-oct) is an Irish word for magic. Draíocht once specifically denoted the secret lore and arts of the druids of pre-Christian Ireland, however now it is used to describe the magical unseen. Irish and Celtic legend and lore are rich in draíocht. My own Irish side connects deeply to draíocht in… Continue reading Word Nerd: Draíocht

Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist is the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time. Zeitgeist is quite literally German for "spirit of the age," from Zeit "time" (see tide) + Geist "spirit" (see ghost). Scholars have long held the belief that each era has a unique… Continue reading Word Nerd: Zeitgeist


Love Me All The Same

This is a case of rather warm, humid weather causing my glass of water to gather major condensation along it's curved outer rim, my taking a drink and unthinkingly leaving the piece I had just finished carefully writing underneath.  *Splish* *Splash* *Splotch* I had a quandary. Instead of freaking out and getting upset over the… Continue reading Love Me All The Same

Musings and Mutterings

Shine On

I feel like I'm no more than a small, sparkly bit of glitter floating through the air. A shiny little molt that shimmers in a stream of sunlight that comes through a dusty window pane. So many others sparkle too, and dance about the atmosphere, like the many, many stars up in the sky. Yet… Continue reading Shine On


Weekend Wishes

May your weekend be relaxing, your spirits be restored, May peace and joy delight you and knock upon your door. May your say goodbye to this month, it's trials and tribulations, and say hello to next month with mirth and jubilation. Here's to everyday elegance, in all it's many forms and here's living in each… Continue reading Weekend Wishes

Musings and Mutterings, Poetry

I Go To Seek a Great Perhaps

Perhaps, such a promise of a word, an idea. Perhaps, so much untold in just the mere utterance of two syllables. Perhaps I shall go out today. Perhaps I shall meet someone. Perhaps I'll stay in, alone. Perhaps someone will seek me out. Perhaps it will rain, or snow, or be sunny. Perhaps I shall… Continue reading I Go To Seek a Great Perhaps