Author Archives: Virginia

#prayforpalestine #prayforisrael

Today Virginia wanted to wish Muslim friends around the world Eid Mubarak, a blessed Eid-ul-Fitr to celebrate the end of Ramadan. Since most of my Muslim friends live in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, unfortunately today there’s not much … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Love (in our Hearts!)

It’s hard to celebrate Mother’s Day when our mothers are in Heaven, but today is an opportunity to remember the legacies of our mothers’ love that, in the case of this redhead, will never diminish. Virginia misses her Mama! As … Continue reading

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ONE FOR ALL DOING SOMETHING!

“I am only one; but I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. What I can do, I ought to do; and what I ought to do, by the grace of God, I will do.” (Helen Keller, 1880-1968) … Continue reading

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#MayThe4thBeWithYou

Although Virginia is a Trekkie, she has been an avid groupie of Star Wars since the first movie came out in 1977. Yes, she is that old to remember watching the first Star Wars film in the theater, enthralled with … Continue reading

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(nearly) Wordless Wednesday: Spring Flowers!

“Spring: a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can truly be.” (Anonymous) “A great beginning is sometimes at the point of what you thought would be the end of something.” Dodinsky “Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Step by Step

Sometimes we have to take the step of cleaning out a bit of old stuff in our lives to make room for new ideas, new opportunities, and new ways of seeing things. Reading the following quote yesterday resonated with Virginia, … Continue reading

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HaPpY TREES!!

This week we celebrated Earth Day. Virginia has posted numerous times on the day (click here to read last year’s #EarthDay post) but today here’s a celebration of trees from this tree groupie to tree groupies around the world… “Be … Continue reading

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Sleepy Sheep Saturday (time for a nap!)

Virginia and her brother have been on a “staycation” zipping out and about the past week, so she has been off the blogosphere (yet again!) Not to worry, she will return this week to her normal sporadic blogging schedule. Until … Continue reading

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Something Wisterious This Way Comes…

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” Robin Williams Greetings everyone! After her post-a-day Lent gig Virginia has taken a blogging break this week. But today she’s back sharing something “wisteriously springy” sighted by her iPhone walking around town … Continue reading

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Easter Monday: CHERRY BLOSSOM JOY!

Hope everyone had a lovely Easter. Now that Lent is done and chocolate is back on the menu (Virginia baked a decadent vegan chocolate cake for Easter, YUM!) we are now in the waiting game liturgically speaking until Pentecost. After … Continue reading

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