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    GÖKOTTA (noun, n, Swedish)
    lit. “dawn picnic to hear the first
    birdsong”; the act of rising
    in the early morning to watch the
    birds or to go
    outside to appreciate nature.
     
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    JENTACULAR (adjective,
    English)
    having to do with an early breakfast.
     
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    BRUMOUS (adjective, English) of grey skies and winter days; filled with heavy clouds or fog; relating to winter or cold, sunless weather.
     
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    NEFELIBATA (noun, m+f,
    Spanish and Portuguese)
    lit. “cloud-walker”; one who lives in
    the clouds of their own imagination or dreams,
    or one who does not obey the
    conventions of society, literature, or art.
    Sounds a lot like myself ...
     
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    HOPPÍPOLLA (verb phr.,
    Icelandic)
    jumping into puddles ... me again ...
     
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    Shemomedjamo (Georgian) You know when you’re really full, but your meal is just so delicious, you can’t stop eating it? The Georgians feel our pain. This word means, “I accidentally ate the whole thing." Just bliss...
     
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    Rhapsody ... that tingle all over feeling when you realize that the one you love, loves you, too.
     
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    Feeling like this each morning as I sit at my special place peeping out the window ... just watching.
     
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    This music is so calming I'm going to let it play while I clean my kitchen.
     
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    Okay, I'm hearing music right now ... still after I left the thread. Where is it coming from?

    Found it. I forgot that I was watching the moon thingy on Facebook. :rolleyes:

    Well it fit well as a background for this thread.:D
     
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