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Advent ... a journey in quiet

Quiet … a strange word for this time of year. A word that seems to be a complete contradiction to what is required. For this is the season of end of year parties, and Christmas concerts, and shopping until dropping. 290 more words

Pause

Spring Reads

I am a bit late posting my spring reads, but I blame the weather. I am guessing when it feels a bit more like spring, it will actually be technically summer. 534 more words

Wonderful Words

Six Splendiferous Words Added to the OED as Roald Dahl Turns 100

Every three months, editors at the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) unveil a list of new words to be added to their dictionary. The latest list was especially scrumdiddlyumptious. 343 more words

Writing

Winter Reads

I started the year excited for the book of the month idea, but once we hit May it all went out the window. Mostly because May was all about the… 395 more words

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grace and space

This year I posed a very bold question over my year. ‘Fear or faith?’

As has happened every year, unexpected words have attached themselves to these words. 303 more words

Wonderful Words

"i want a word for the almost-home. that point where the highway’s monotony becomes familiar that..."

i want a word for the almost-home.

that point where the highway’s monotony becomes familiar
that subway stop whose name will always wake you from day’s-end dozing… 140 more words