Favorite Words: Apricity

Favorite Words: Apricity

Today I don’t think I can help but babble a bit about one of my favorite words. Apricity: the warmth of the sun in winter. Sadly it isn’t used too often but I stumbled across it rather recently and it has been my current favorite word since.

It seemed especially appropriate as I happened to wake up to beautiful snowflakes falling outside my window the other morning. I got to walk to my class as they fell on and around me and absolutely loved every second of it despite the cold. Because snow makes the cold worth it at the point, in my opinion.

Plus, I really like feeling like I’m somehow in a snow globe with all the little glitters floating and swirling around me like little silver ashes. Continue reading