Paulo Coelho on Love

“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” Paulo Coelho (via quotemadness)

Harvest Season

corkshrewd: An interesting graphic from Wine Folly about the wine harvest season.


Mustard  Mustard – “burning wine” (lat.) “The name mustard comes from the Latin words ‘mustum ardens’ meaning  ‘burning wine’ and refers to the flavor created by the spicy heat of the crushed mustard seeds mixed with the juice of unfermented wine grapes.” source from: theenglishcrux I knew I liked mustard for a reason. –forte

Ignore people who threaten your joy. Literally, ignore them. Say nothing. Don’t invite any parts of them into your space. — Alex Elle (via quotemadness) Yes. Yes. Yes.


theenglishcrux: Paradise Paradise – “a walled-in garden” (ave.) From an Iranian language called Avestan, a “pairidaēza” was an enclosed garden for royalty. Surely still a modern-day definition match for many, minus the royalty bit. And to me, being in the garden is paradise. -forté

Grouse – “all out (of beer)”

Grouse Grouse – “all out (of beer)” In German taverns they would cry “gar aus!” (all out) when their cups were dry and needed a refill. This gave rise to both grouse (to complain) and carouse (to have a rowdy good time). from theenglishcrux [I have a feeling The Undefined will be hearing this from me from…