Slender, curved wood shavings used especially for packing.
"excelsior." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 20 Nov. 2006.
Why are you naming your 'blog after wood shavings? Well, I would like to say that it is because I believe there is poetry in everything, in looking at the world a little differently than most, of paying attention, of observation, the beauty in the slender curvy wood shavings.