Word of the Day: Omstreden

An adjective meaning “controversial”. A lot of our world is filled with controversy, I’m not saying that’s a bad thing. Where there’s Controversy or omstreden there is clearly a need for change. But sometimes we need to have a break from it. A healthy outlet, a place to escape to. Be that going for a…

Word of the Day: Wegdoen

An expression meaning “to get rid of” This expression could have many feelings associated with it. It could easily be a negative but in my experience it tends to be more positive. In the last year or so I’ve started my own journey into minimalism. This has led to many purges in my life. Be…

Word of the Day: De Luchtverfrisser

A noun meaning “air freshener” Hahaha what a humorous word to be selected. I guess it could come in handy some day? So odd though. I guess yesterday the rain and the jazz tunes where my air fresheners. Filling the atmosphere with unpredictable solos and freshness that I was definitely in need of. Sometimes your…

Word of the Day: Nooit Van Mijn Leven

Expression meaning “never in my life”. Around 3 years ago, Never in my life did I think I could or would go out to dinner alone, go to a movie alone, go get groceries alone. I was so scared, so dependent, any of those simple things I wouldn’t dare do alone. Just under a month…

Word of the Day: Koekjes

A noun meaning: cookies. Now this is definitely a word I can get on board with. When are cookies ever a bad thing? Be it eating, baking, decorating, etc. Cookies are never a bad time. To this day I still remember when my mom was trying to teach me to bake. My mom can’t bake….

Word of the Day: De Roos

A noun meaning “target”. It seems as though the world is surrounded by targets. We’re born at a fast pace, hitting the ground running, our parents, our doctors, and teachers always measuring our progress. Making sure we hit de roos. Then we finally graduate, get our degrees. We get a moment of satisfaction and a…

Word of the Day: Met Jou

Expression meaning “by your side” Like yesterday, the word of the day was something I could easily relate to my day. By your side, a wonderful phrase. It has such fantastic potential, and such positive connotations. When would being by someones side be a bad thing? Today I had the pleasure of being on both…

Word of the Day: Pruilen

A verb meaning “to pout”. I wonder if the word of the day will often weave itself into the day itself… Today it certainly did. I was puppy sitting for a friend this weekend and as per usual, I give the little doggo a bath before they go home to their parent. To say the…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Today is day one, I’ve started the blog. This might be the first step into something great. But at worst, it’s somewhere to catalog my thoughts which isn’t a terrible idea. Is speaking into a void ever a bad idea? To start with I’ll probably have a few regular post types…