Immolate

That moment when I explore the origins of a pretty word and find it has a strong connection another of my favorite words of all time. So, Immolate (v.) “to sacrifice” with the alternate meaning “to sprinkle with sacrificial meal”. From in- “into, in, on, upon” + mola “sacrificial meal” which originates from one of my all-time word-loves mele- to … More Immolate

Panic

There’s a room in my head and I’m trapped inside it. It’s dark, and there is a hurricane inside with me. I stand in the center. I’m caught in the middle of a whirling flurry of millions of tiny bits of paper. Each one of these fragments has words written on it. Answers. Some piece … More Panic