Category Archives: Quotes

Pages of My Life

Turning the pages of my life, there are some chapters I’d rather not revisit. Tough times weathered my own way, not necessarily the right way. Perhaps there wasn’t a right way per se, bumbling about the fringes of ok and … Continue reading

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…(end of) summer flu blues…

End of summer holiday weekend? Everyone’s out and about having a grand time. Everyone except Virginia, that is. Such fun plans, niece in town from NYC, family birthday parties to attend to. Instead? Auntie V spent weekend in bed. Oh … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Inspiring Street Art

With all the negative (kinda frightening) global goings-on, here’s a little inspiration today to stretch our mind (& smile) muscles.   SNAPSHOT… Traipsing out and about with my niece a few weeks ago in Newport News (our closest big city), … Continue reading

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola: Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam

So that’s Latin. Since I (& maybe you) didn’t study Latin, here’s what it means: “To the Greater Glory of God”Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam A noble motto from Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits (literally followers of … Continue reading

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Multifarious ViNyL 1980s Music (& ever-evolving me)

Last week John Scalzi posted a Crowded House song (over on his Whatever blog) that reminded me of multiple Split Enz albums stashed in storage the past 20+ years. I’d been meaning to unearth my hibernating collection, so launched operation … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: (lens-worthy) images

SNAPSHOTS:  Today we’re taking a pictorial safari in Africa… Pretty pink flamingos in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania Meandering elephant in Samburu National Reserve, Kenya “Habari?” (How are things?) Ostrich in Kenya A pride of lions (parked in front of our land … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Forks in the Road

SNAPSHOTS:  Ever get to the place where you need to make a decision about which path to take when facing a fork in the road? Traipsing along a path in the woods suddenly there’s a fork: which way to find … Continue reading

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