Find something to love
Are you tired of negativity? Why is everyone so angry? Stress and pressure in the modern world can be pretty intense.
We're done with it. That was so 2020.
Edmonds.Love has the cure: become a person who loves.
The only trick is deciding what to love. You don't have to choose only one thing to love, thank goodness. When you find something to love you channel empathy and joy. Loving passionately is the most rewarding thing a person can do.
A person who loves
The noun and the verb love attempt to define that indescribable feeling of affection, admiration, curiosity, interest, passion and devotion toward someone or something. The thing is, it can't be defined or described, it must be felt. When you really feel it, it's the most powerful feeling in the world.
A person who loves is a person who is open to the possibility of loving anything. We love so many things in this world, and our list is still growing. There are many things we don't even know about, so our potential to love more is very high.
People have loved other people, places and things for thousands of years and we've developed a vocabulary thanks to Romans and Greeks, who loved. The root word phile comes from the greek verb meaning "to love".
There are lots of "-philes" that have already been defined although most of them seem rather obscure. Our belief is that this vocabulary needs to be extended to cover the vast number of things for people to love.
Each time we find a new "person who loves" we will list it here and probably make designs about it.
A Philophile is a person who loves the concept of love, affection, and kindness.
Loving the idea of love opens the door to loving everything. You don't have to love love in order to love other things but why wouldn't you?
Let's take a look at some of the things people who love, really truly love, with an eye toward the things we love most about the Pacific Northwest.
Here is our running list of things people love. Click any item on the list or just scroll to see them all...
A person who loves cats.
An anthophile is a person who loves flowers.
An astrophile is a person who loves stars.
A person who loves the Northern Lights.
A person who loves solitude.
A person who loves books.
A person who loves thunder and lightning.
A person who loves cemeteries and graveyards.
A person who loves gold.
A person who loves dogs.
A person who loves trees.
A person who loves dinosaurs.
A person who loves insects
A person who loves cold things.
Grab your camera and get ready to be stunned by the amazingly beautiful, rapidly changing and fragile glacial world of Washington. Home to more glaciers than every state other than Alaska, Washington's glaciers are the remnants of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet that extended into the US 20,000 years ago.
A person who loves the sun.
A person who loves to travel.
A person who loves fish.
The Washington State fish is the Steelhead Trout. Fish of the area include Sturgeon, Trout, Salmon, Walleye, Muskie, Bass, and Sunfish. Numerous fishing contests run during the summer months. https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/contests/calendar
A person who loves coffee.
A person who loves cosmic phenomenon.
A person who loves mushrooms.
Washington State is one of the prime epicenters for foraging. The best times of the year are fall and spring. Four of the easiest to recognize are the Chicken-of-theWoods, Shaggy Mane, Pacific Golden Chanterelle and Lion's Mane. Always positively identify any mushroom you collect before consuming as there are toxic species growing throughout the state.
A person who loves the forest.
A person who loves clouds.
A person who loves the forest at night.
A person who loves wine.
A person who loves sunsets.
A person who loves birds.
You want to see bald eagles? Washington has more than any other state in the Union. Are you a bird lover in general? Washington boasts more than 500 species have been observed here. 389 of these species are threatened by climate change, including the Osprey, Pygmy Nuthatch, Ruffed Grouse, Red Knot, Rufous Hummingbird, Short-earred Owl, and the Wood Duck.
A person who loves mountains.
A person who loves shellfish.
Like clam chowder, do you? Washington State is a leading U.S. producer of farmed bivalves. These famed mollusks help clean the water and enrich the habitat.
A person who loves plants
There's plenty to love here. There are approximately 3100 vascular plant species and thousands of mosses, lichen, fungi and liverworts within the state of Washington, and our amazing botanical gardens highlight some of that diversity. While there are many, three noteworthy ones are:
A person who loves rain.
A pogonophile is person who loves beards.
A person who loves ferns.
Seward Park's sword ferns have been estimated to be 250-300 years old. Unfortunately, Seward Park seems to be ground zero for the spreading dead zone of the iconic sword ferns of the Northwest ecosystem. The cause of the demise has yet to be determined and die off has been documented in other areas around Puget Sound. As a key ecological contributor to the ecosystem and integral providing habitat and food for woodland animals, the die off is raising alarms.
A person who loves the moon.
A person who loves tattoos and body piercings.
A person who loves technology.
A person who loves the sea