Category Archives: SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS

Earth Day 2022 #InvestInOurPlanet

Faithful readers of this blog know that Virginia is a tree groupie, a waterfall groupie, and an avid groupie of mountains, beaches, forests, lakes, birds, oceans and flowers… Majestic trees @ Banff National Park (Canada) A tree & an ocean … Continue reading

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Forever & Now

“Forever is composed of nows.” Emily Dickinson This quickie quote deserves a bit of contemplation. Sometimes our dreams (hopes, wishes) seem like they will take forever. At times it seems like real change (the kind our world needs lots of … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Hang-in-there Wisdom from Dr. Seuss

Sometimes it’s hard to manage our forward momentum when so much out there is out to drag us down (or so it seems.) Here’s a quickie quote of encouragement for all of us today from Dr. Seuss.. “When the world … Continue reading

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Gardens of Light & New Year COVID-19 Blues

It’s almost the end of January & Virginia (the person) in Virginia (the state) is sending slightly belated New Year’s greetings to everyone. HaPpY New Year to one and all! It’s been almost a month since my last post, an … Continue reading

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Wednesday Woody Inspiration…

The last few weeks haven’t seemed much like fall in these parts. Saturday temps hit 82 (28C) but Sunday temps dropped to 60F and Virginia had to pull out her blankets Sunday night. Fall is (finally) on the way here … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday…

It’s Monday….and so another week begins. To help one and all deal with Monday piles & pressures, Virginia is sending a little flowery joy your way. A great way to start the week – contemplating roses! “There is no rose … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Foggy Day Clarity

My older sister Shere & her husband live on a farm not far from Williamsburg where Virginia (the person) lives in Virginia (the state.) Last fall when they needed to be off somewhere I stayed over to look after my … Continue reading

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Blogging Grooves & Life Updates!

Once again Virginia the blogger has been off the blogosphere for two weeks. Now she’s trying to get her blogging grooves back while juggling new things in her life that require massive amounts of time and attention. New opportunities + … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season…for CHOCOLATE!!

As we enter the fall season (today is the first day of fall!) it’s still hot and steamy in Williamsburg, Virginia. Not many fall colors to go on about, especially when remnants of August crepe myrtles are still blooming in … Continue reading

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September 11, 2001: 20 Years

Most Americans will never forget where they were on September 11th, 2001 when planes hit the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in NYC, and later the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. As shocked sorrow flowed over us in waves, … Continue reading

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