"The Company Stew, which had simmered with the peel of an orange and a red onion stuck with cloves, was a rousing success. In fact, he was so delighted with the whole affair that he relented and let Barnabas into the study after dinner.I don't know about you - but the descriptive words are so beautiful and draw me in. They make me want to be part of what is described. Is there a way that I can say the same thing only using more beautiful words - I think so, and I want to make it a habit. Not only because I would enjoy it and appreciate it - but I bet those around me would too!
Marge helped serve coffee and triple-layer cake from the old high-boy, as the scent of roses drifted through the open window." ~ page 52, At Home in Mitford
Let's think about it - we are all so charmed with Sense & Sensibility and Anne of Green Gables ~ and the fashion in which they speak to one another. We don't have to say "huh?" and "yeah" to each other all the time - we just choose to. Anyone care to join me in cultivating a habit of speaking more beautifully to one another?