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Laura Davis & The Writer's Journey
This is the next in a series of posts about the retreat I'm running in Bolinas this week: Writing as a Pathway Through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change.
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Commonweal: The Story Underneath The Story - Laura Davis

This morning at 7 AM, I asked Nancy and David to meet me in my room. The question on the table, “What do people need this morning? What do they need today?” We looked over the plan Nancy and I had made last week and threw most of it away. It was too much. It […]

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pronunciation | \ka-‘lop-sE-a\neologisms | New words can come into being by using old rules of language to create new language. Kalopsia is one of these words. It’s a neologism, so it may not be in any dictionaries, but it has been used before.

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This blog is about strange and lovely words. Sometimes those are words that can’t be translated;...

23 Charming Illustrations Of Untranslatable Words From Other Languages

23 Charming Illustrations Of Untranslatable Words From Other Languages

Illustrator Anjana Iyer created these lovely designs for her 100 Days Project. She's accepting commissions, and on the strength of this she must get a lot...

Herbinger (hahr-bin-jer) noun
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I love books. I always carry two with me - one to write in and one to read.

19 Ways To Say Run
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Good night, Posterous

At once whimsical and illuminating, The Word Project is a playful and inspired gateway into grown-up vocabulary, approaching the intellectua...
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The Word Project: Obscure Words in Bricolage

A whimsical compendium of 100 odd and obscure words, illustrated artist Polly M. Law’s signature bricolage paper-dolls style.

pronunciation | 'suf
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pronunciation | 'nU-mi-nus | The word originated in religious usage, but it can be applied to natural experiences as well as supernatural. It can also mean "suggesting the presence of something holy or divine."

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pronunciation | ‘nU-mi-nus note | The word...

other-wordly:  pronunciation | Al-E-a-tor-E

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other-wordly: pronunciation | Al-E-a-tor-E

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This blog is about strange and lovely words. Sometimes those are words that can’t be translated;...

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pronunciation | ‘su-sir-rus (SUH-sir-russ)...