Category Archives: SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS

Snapshots & Whatnot: Flowery Flexibility

The dictionary defines flexibility as “the quality of bending easily without breaking” and “the willingness to change or compromise.” Last week I noticed my brother’s coneflowers in their potted homes on the deck seemed to flexibly adapt during days (& … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Navigating Hope

Sometimes when tough stuff wears us down, it may be challenging navigating our lives back (or onward) into hope-filled grooves. Today here’s a ‘how to’ lesson from water. “Water does not resist. Water flows… water always goes where it wants … Continue reading

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Victoria Day @ Butchart Gardens

A few years ago my brother & I happened to visit Canada on Victoria Day during a bucket list Rocky Mountaineer trip from Vancouver to Alberta (as previously blogged about here: Victoria Day in Canada.) water taxis in Victoria, capital … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Overcoming Inertia

Have you ever been stuck in a state of inertia? The dictionary defines inertia as “a tendency to do nothing or to remain unchanged.” It’s easy sometimes to be set in our ways, to balk at change, to stop moving … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: AMOOSING (A MOOSE!)

“From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.” Dr. Seuss With chaotic challenges the world over, here’s to looking for opportunities to smile wherever & whenever we can (even in unexpected places.) During a visit to … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Snowy Egrets (& #HOPE!)

Whilst away visiting Chincoteague a few weeks ago, my brother & I enjoyed stalking all kinds of birds, but especially the egrets. This snowy egret is playing hard to get… okay, now why don’t you have a seat? Making it … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Togetherness!!

On this Lenten Thursday here’s a thought: maybe we shouldn’t always try to go it alone? Hanging out @ the Vancouver Aquarium “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor:  If either of them … Continue reading

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