Category Archives: Life (in general)

#Women : Elevation Grooves

This is for girlfriends out there. This morning I stepped on the scales, not usually a good thing (especially after indulging in a chocolate splurge yesterday.) Before going down the rabbit hole of shame I started bouncing around the kitchen, … Continue reading

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Sorting Our Heart Fissures (Together!)

This photo taken years ago in Petra reminded me of something I highlighted in one of Joan Chittister’s books. “To be able to face the difficulties of our lives, to admit them and resolve them instead of trying to swallow … Continue reading

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Motherless (again) on Mother’s Day

Once again it’s Mother’s Day, a time to honor and love on our mothers with a little extra pizazz. For some of us this is also a day we miss our mamas (a little more than usual.) It’s not easy … Continue reading

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08 March: Papa…& the GIFT of Tears

Today is March 8th. Previously I have posted about International Women’s Day (click here to read last year’s International Women’s Day: A Photo Journey), but March 8th is also the day my precious Papa died. As faithful readers know, my … Continue reading

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being our way into the new year

Virginia has been traipsing out and about (trying to keep up) with her energizer uncle who is visiting this week. (He turns 80 this year and is still a fulltime professor in Iowa.) Art & Chaos Exhibit @ Chrysler Museum … Continue reading

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Advent Snow!!

The snow is piling up in Williamsburg, Virginia  (the state of) forcing Virginia (the person) to reshuffle her afternoon plans. Zooming out to an early church service this morning a few flakes fluttered, but I came home in pounding snow … Continue reading

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Life Advice: (keep on) Wearing Sunscreen

In 2017 Virginia passed the 30-year marker since her undergraduate university graduation, which means twenty years of added experience after the commencement advice whipped up for the Class of 1997 (as shared here last week.) Twenty years for Virginia (the … Continue reading

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