DPP 2012 Day 12

December 12, 2012 § Leave a comment

#DPP2012

Joy. The sources are many, but for me language and it’s myriad uses is often one of them. Today, I picked up my new favourite book–Foyle’s Philavery by Christopher Foyle–and pointed at a page at random. This is the word I found there:

2012-12-11 DPP2012 Day 12 grinagog

A grinagog is someone who is always grinning, especially foolishly and without reason. It made me laugh out loud so I felt it was the perfect subject for today’s photo.

Funny thing is, when I mentioned this to someone later in the day, they recalled knowing people like that. Fascinating.

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DPP 2012 Day 9

December 9, 2012 § Leave a comment

Well, it wasn’t a day with Joy so much, but even when true joy eludes me for a day, there is always gratitude. For small things, for people (small and tall!) and for experiences. Sunday, aka #DPP2012 Day 9, I was grateful for a lovely cup of mint green tea in my beautiful new mug. Warm and wonderful. The mug makes me smile each time I see it.

DPP2012 Day 9 beautiful mug of tea

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