Like any reputable Goddess, Mar Sulaika muses about her observations of the world at large.
Musings are a combination of the mythical, sometimes mystical, always parenthetically philosophical -- story, usually in connection to the romantical.
The Story Goddess doesn't use the simple word vignette to describe a brief, evocative account or episode. No, of course not. A 'Vinaigrette', however, is not only a dressing of oil and vinegar but, historically, a small, ornamental bottle for holding smelling salts...and...you may just need them...."