NOSTALGIA: it's delicate, but potent. In Greek,"nostalgia" literally means "the pain from an old wound." It's a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone -a feeling of a place where we ache to go again. So very true 😣

petrichor

petrichor: the wonderful smell emitted from dry earth after the first rain fall . it is defined as "the distinctive scent which accompanies the first rain after a long warm dry spell"

pronunciation |  'su-sir-ris\                                #susurrus, noun, origin: latin, english, whisper, sound, noise, sounds, trees, wind, rustling, rustling leaves, words, otherwordly, other-wordly, definitions, S, submission, kittens-everywhere,

Word: Susurrus (n.) a low soft sound, as of whispering or muttering or a quiet wind; a whisper or a rustling.

pronunciation: “smUl-tron-‘stel-e

Smultronstalle (n) Pronunciation “smUl-tron-‘stel-e "Place of Wild Strawberries"; A Special Place Discovered, Treasured, Returned to For Solace & Relaxation; A Personal Idyll Free From Stress or Sadness.

Eutony ... (n.) the pleasantness of a word's sound

Some of my favourite Word Porn

(n.) encouraging people to see common things as strange, wild, or unfamiliar; defamiliarizing what is known in order to know it differently or more deeply

Ostranenie (n) Pronunciation ‘os-tra-“nen-E Encouraging People to See Common Things as Strange, Wild or Unfamiliar; Defamiliarizing What is Known in Order to Know It Differently or More Deeply.

VORFREUDE (n) the joyful, intense anticipation that comes from imagining future pleasures

Vorfreude (German, n.) the joyful, intense anticipation that comes from imagining future pleasures

(n.) "drift"; a spontaneous journey where the traveller leaves their life behind for a time to let the spirit of the landscape and architecture attract and move them

DÉRIVE (n) lit. a spontaneous journey where the traveler leaves their life behind for a time to let the spirit of the landscape and architecture attract and move them ~~~ pronunciation

Story idea -- the parents in the harambe case ( the case where the kid was eaten by an alligator in Disney) have a second kid from his own perspective about how he grew up with parents who were publicly ridiculed

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