Category Archives: Life (in general)

Blooms vs. The Glooms

Glooms is not really a word but it rhymes with blooms, so here it is. Taking a break from home hibernation, Virginia (the person) ventured out to walk around downtown Williamsburg, located in Virginia (the state.) It felt like an … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Close to Home

Over the last few months our hearts and prayers have been with those affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus around the world. The high death toll and medical challenges in China and Italy have been particularly heartbreaking to see in the … Continue reading

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MAMA: Occasions of Joy

March is a month of remembrances for my family: Papa’s passing on March 8th, Mama’s birthday on March 15th, and their anniversary on March 17th. Today Mama would have turned 85. We were so blessed to celebrate her 80th birthday … Continue reading

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Missing My Papa (still!!)

Tomorrow, 08 March, is the memorial of my precious Papa’s passing. Although it has been a few years, I still miss him (so much!) And Mama (so much!) The two of them left a huge legacy of love with me, … Continue reading

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A Galactic Valentine Rose

HaPpY Valentine’s Day! Today doesn’t have to be about sweet tarts and mushy sentiment, but LOVE – the mystical, overwhelming amazing kind. Like this Heavenly galactic rose…. “A Rose made of Galaxies”  (Photo credit: NASA’s Hubble, 17 December 2010) Here’s … Continue reading

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…the February flu blues…

Virginia has been off the blogosphere (and any-o-sphere) for a week with a bad case of the flu. Extreme chills, high fever, headache, body aches, and bad cough – evidently this flu is running rampant through our town. So not … Continue reading

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In this place of space in-between Christmas and New Year’s hope everyone is having a grand time… My idea of a (really good) time: my niece Megan’s cheeseboard on Christmas Eve when she hosted us to a divinely delicious meal … Continue reading

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