Author: Mental Meanderings

victoriousvocabulary: APRICATE [adjective] to …

victoriousvocabulary:

APRICATE

[adjective]

to bask in the sun; to lie in or be exposed to a pleasant warmth generated by the sun.

Etymology: “to bask in the sun,” from Latin apricatus, past participle of apricari, “to bask in the sun,” from apricus, “exposed” (to the sun); perhaps contracted from *apericus, from aperire, “to open.”

[Oliver Hibert – Morgan Delt: Phase Zero Album Art] [animated version]

Writing is a craft in the way that carpentry i…

Writing is a craft in the way that carpentry is a craft: There’s art to it, sure, and a certain inspiration required of it, definitely, but for the most part you’re just sawing and sanding and getting dust in your eyes.

tylerknott: Taken through the binoculars, as …

tylerknott:

Taken through the binoculars, as I have never seen robins group together like this. I have only known them as relatively solitary. Maybe they too need some moral support to get through the never-ending winter this year. Maybe they too get lonely.

We awaken by asking the right questions.

We awaken by asking the right questions.

tylerknott:

tylerknott:

Typewriter Series #2139 by Tyler Knott Gregson

Fiction is truth. You turn to fiction when you…

Fiction is truth. You turn to fiction when you can’t express reality with footnotes and evidence and reportage.

Pleasing Daddy – A Magiluna Stormwriter (aries…

Pleasing Daddy – A Magiluna Stormwriter (ariestess) – Once Upon a Time (TV) [Archive of Our Own]:

Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: Once Upon a Time (TV)
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Evil Queen | Regina Mills/Rumplestiltskin | Mr. Gold
Characters: Evil Queen | Regina Mills, Rumplestiltskin | Mr. Gold
Additional Tags: Alternate Universe – Canon Divergence, Hyperion Heights, Cursed Hyperion Heights, Praise Kink, Mild Hurt/Comfort, Emotional Hurt/Comfort, Angst and Hurt/Comfort, Angst with a Happy Ending, Mild Language, Swearing, Kinktober 2018
Series: Part 7 of Kinktober2018, Part 2 of Sweet and Tangy
Summary:

He may not be perfect, but Daddy usually knows what his baby girl needs before she does. And she’ll do anything for his attention.

victoriousvocabulary: NOCTIVAGANT [adjective] …

victoriousvocabulary:

NOCTIVAGANT

[adjective]

going about in the night; night-wandering.

Etymology: Latin nox, noctis, “night” + vagans, past participle of vagary, “to wander about”.

[sswanderer – Night Spirit]

Everything you need to learn about writing you…

Everything you need to learn about writing you will learn, and can only learn, by writing. So get rid of the TV and work. And when you’re stuck, write why you’re stuck, with merciless honesty, and you will become unstuck.

flirtinqwithdeath:

flirtinqwithdeath:

what a big baby