Musings and Mutterings

Spring Awakens

Spring is awakening, being reborn. The forests are waking, the fields are fertile once more. Joyful, divine, the cycle returns and once again we shall emerge with the Earth. Today marks the Vernal Equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere. Winter is officially over, and though I was glad for the quieter, reflective time that it… Continue reading Spring Awakens

No matter how long the winter spring is sure to follow Spring Proverb Monday Mantra 44 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 44 – No matter how long the Winter Spring is sure to follow

"No matter how long the Winter, Spring is sure to follow." ~ Proverb Every year on February 2nd, we rely on a groundhog to predict whether there are 6 more weeks of Winter in or 6 weeks of more Spring-like weather. Of course, there are actually about 6 weeks from that date left until the… Continue reading Monday Mantra 44 – No matter how long the Winter Spring is sure to follow

Musings and Mutterings

Fleeting Blossoms

The cherry and pear blossoms are long gone now, but there sweet, fleeting memories still linger on in the form of photos on my camera...you know, the ones I just now got around to loading onto my computer, oops. Time has flown by almost as quickly as those precious petals as the danced away on… Continue reading Fleeting Blossoms

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Word Nerd

Word Nerd : Copacetic

Copacetic - now here's one unique word! Copacetic is a word (some would say slang word) of American origin and is rarely used even in the US today. I find it to be an interesting word, both in it's spelling and pronunciation and in it's hazy almost urban myth-sort of origin stories (popular attributions of… Continue reading Word Nerd : Copacetic

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Word Nerd

Word Nerd : Vernal

The Vernal Equinox, or the very first day of Spring, is tomorrow and I know that I am more than ready to bid adieu to Winter and I have been longing for a fresh start and new season of growth. I cannot wait to see the vernal lushness of the landscape as the trees and… Continue reading Word Nerd : Vernal

Word Nerd

Word Nerd : Floromancy

First off, Happy Spring! Today marks the Spring Equinox and the turning of the seasons from the cold sleep of Winter to the warm awakening of Spring here in the Northern Hemisphere. I thought that floromancy was a wonderfully well-suited word for today's Word Nerd, since it deals with plants and flowers and those shall… Continue reading Word Nerd : Floromancy