Since my last blog post in December, many changes have occurred in my life. The most unforeseen being that I am now back 'home' in my beloved Vermont! A new town, from my living here three years ago, but still within "The Green Mountains" which is where I resided before. And HERE is where my heart lies - in the most blissful of states. Hiraeth no more! This is what I had longed for during those dark, long, winter days of my last…Continue
Added by Cindy Butler on April 20, 2014 at 11:32am — No Comments
I recently discovered the word "hiraeth" (HEER-eyeth) and the definition explained why I'd been feeling a bit lost these past months. Do any of you know the word, and perhaps the feelings?
"(n.) a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the nostalgia, the yearning, the grief for the lost places of your past."
This isn't just the holiday blues; I've felt like this for months, and this particular year was consistently stress-filled…Continue
Added by Cindy Butler on December 1, 2013 at 10:53pm — No Comments
Being new to this site, I have not been able to 'respond' to mail sent to me from this site, specifically the invitation for members to review the upcoming major motion picture "Philomena." (Whenever I click on a link that is supposed to allow me to send email to this site, my computer asks for information which I haven't the answer to...thus, trying this avenue. If anyone reading this knows a direct email address where I may send my information…Continue