ichigo ichie...the art of making the most of every moment. From The Book of Ichigo Ichie. My post.
wabi-sabi...an appreciation of things the way they are; a reveling in the texture and complexity of real life and the beauty of imperfection. From The Atlas of Happiness. My post.
tsunduko...to acquire reading materials and then let them pile up without reading them. My post.
panecitos...little street food breads that come in a variety of shapes and flavors. From Delicious! Poems Celebrating Street Foods from Around the World. My post.
contronyms...a word with two opposite meanings. My post.
eumoirous...happy as a result of being good. From The Superior Person's Second Book of Weird and Wondrous Words. My post.
modern art...art in which the traditions of the past have been thrown aside in a spirit of experimentation. My post.
joie de vivre...the joy of living. From My Four Seasons in France. My post.
kintsugi...finding value, meaning, and even beauty in our vulnerability and flaws. From Happiness Found in Translation: A Glossary of Joy from Around the World. My post.
shinrin-roku...forest-bathing. From Renewal: How Nature Awakens Our Creativity, Compassion, and Joy. My post.
nonfiction...the branch of literature comprising works of narrative prose dealing with or offering opinions or conjectures upon facts and reality, including biography, history, and the essay. My post.
cozy mystery...a mystery that's lighter than a traditional mystery, where the murder takes place off-stage, with an amateur detective in charge of the investigation, and with little violence. My post.
Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme where you can share new words that you’ve encountered, or spotlight words you love. Feel free to get creative! It was first created by Kathy over at Bermuda Onion and is now hosted at Elza Reads.