Snapshots & Whatnot: Turtles! Turtles! Turtles!

On this steamy July Friday, here’s a pic and turtle-ish inspiration to contemplate.


A meandering turtle (sticking his neck out) in the Japanese Garden pond @ Maymont Park in Richmond, VA. (As a Monet groupie, couldn’t believe how this photo turned out more like a painting!)


“Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.”Β  James Bryant Conant

“Take a walk with a turtle. And behold the world in pause.” Bruce Feiler

grace, peace & inspirational turtles

Virginia : )

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10 Responses to Snapshots & Whatnot: Turtles! Turtles! Turtles!

  1. Kay Mangan says:

    I was just watching butterflies on a b-fly bush in our back yard … a quiet moment helps me quiet my thots too. Kay

    • Virginia says:

      Amen, Kay. I also enjoy the fluttering beauty of butterflies that often distracts my worries away (at least a moment or two!) Blessings! πŸ¦‹πŸ˜ŽπŸ¦‹

  2. Carol-Jo says:

    Loved the quotes, beautiful pictures..

    • Virginia says:

      Thanks, Carol-Jo! When the going gets tough, remember turtles have hard shells & take life one small step at a time…🐒 πŸ’œπŸ’πŸ’œπŸ’πŸ’œπŸ’

  3. Cindy Kranich says:

    Very rare photos as well as inspiring quotes 🐒 🐒 🐒

  4. Debbie says:

    Nice that you had time for some restful photos, Virginia — even nicer that you shared them with us!

    • Virginia says:

      Thanks, Debbie. Taking that pic, didn’t realize it would turn out like a painting – but the Japanese Garden @ Maymont Park is totally beautiful! (or should I rephrase β€œturtle-ly” beautiful!)πŸƒπŸ’πŸ˜ŽπŸ’πŸƒ

  5. Joy18 says:

    Cute 🐒 turtlesβ˜€οΈ

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