Category Archives: SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS

Little birdies (in our wreath!)

Last week we noticed lots of chirping going on outside our front door. Nothing too unusual in that since our bird feeders are close by, but the chirps seemed a bit localized. At one point whilst opening the door, I … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: Springy Light

Spring is busting out all over (finally.) The spring spread Virginia plotted for today (after taking piles of springy photos the last week) has, alas, fallen victim to a whacked-out laptop. Given time expended capturing delicate blooms on our dogwood … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: An (owlish) April Visitor

Last week whilst recovering from surgery & flu blues, we had a special visitor in the back-est regions of our backyard… A Barred Owl!!  As often happens, just as I prepared to take a closer pic (crunching through the brush) … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: Broken World Beauty

Here’s a quickie pic taken last year while visiting the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Snapshot: U.S. Botanical Garden Conservatory & Whatnot: “Finding beauty in a broken world is creating beauty in the world we find.” Terry Tempest Williams (author … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Paths of Prayer

Yes, there is a theme connecting these disparate snapshots, if you read the whatnot! Snapshots: Glorious paths through country meadows Windy, rocky paths to summits Busy city streets A drainy sea.. & Whatnot: Searching for a quote today I found … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Thorny Roses

SNAPSHOT: A rose in Kosovo (circa 1999) & WHATNOT… “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr Isn’t that like our lives, like our faith? Sometimes there’s hard spiky … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Weekend Whatnots: Cheers!

SNAPSHOT: & WHATNOT:  “A fine beer may be judged with one sip, but it’s better to be thoroughly sure.” A Czech proverb proffering weekend wisdom as sighted in downtown Williamsburg @ DOG Street Pub on Duke of Gloucester Street (that … Continue reading

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