Category Archives: SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS

Love! Love! Love!

“Love is the beauty of the soul.” Saint Augustine HaPpY Valentine’s Day from Virginia! You may think you’re off the hook if you don’t have a sweetheart to share the day with (wife, hubby, partner, significant other, boyfriend, girlfriend, doggie, … Continue reading

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Maxwell Leadership Maxims

Years ago my big brother Dean invited me to a weekend seminar given by business leadership guru John C. Maxwell. I had a pile of his books, so enjoyed attending. This week I found notes from that seminar whilst doing … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Transformative Time Grooves

Encountered an inspirational quote on Instagram today that definitely deserves a share. And for some reason pink flamingos make Virginia happy, maybe these will have same effect on you… “You can’t give your life more time, so give the time … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Warbler Bluesbusters

When we are having a challenging day and nothing seems to be going our way, maybe we should take a page from Dr. Seuss books and hear what he has to say… Mr. Warbler with a bad case of The … Continue reading

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PERSISTENCE GROOVES

Today Virginia is contemplating persistence. (Something certain impatient redheads are not very good at.) But dang it all, persistence pays (so they say.) Keep on going. Don’t give up. Fail. Fail. Fail. Get back up and try again. Not easy … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Seeking (waterfalls of) Beauty

With things looking grim here in the USA and around the world, Virginia thought a few doses of waterfall beauty might lift our hearts a bit. It may seem a little weird seeking beauty when times are tough, but that’s … Continue reading

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New Tomorrows…

It’s New Year’s Eve and time to say goodbye to 2020. What a year! So many challenges clouded our horizons. Global pandemics, loss, conflicts that continued unabated, hurricanes, fires, economic hardships, more loss…and failures. It was hard at times to … Continue reading

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Fall (Gasp-Gorgeous) TREES and LEAVES!

Last week Virginia and her brother Dwight enjoyed another staycation daytripping close to home. We had plotted driving several hours to the mountains to see fall leaves, but found plenty of fall colors right outside our front door. One of … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: In This Moment

As turbulence continues to shake our world and knock our serenity down a few notches, here’s a timely reminder… “God is God of the present. God is always in the moment, be that moment hard or easy, joyful and painful.” … Continue reading

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VERVE AND NERVE

Virginia’s definition of verve = Guts. Gumption. Courage to have at it. Virginia had verve in spades at various times in her life, but these days hesitation has done something to her nerve, a vital requirement for verve. Why hesitate? … Continue reading

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