Tag Archives: Autumn

#ADVENT – God’s Grandeur (@Smith Mountain Lake!)

“Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.” Albert Schweitzer A part of Advent is opening our hearts and … 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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‘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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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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An October Day @ Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Lucy Maud Montgomery During our September staycation my brother Dwight and I plotted a visit to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to see the Wind, Waves and Light exhibit … Continue reading

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Snapshots and Whatnot: Staycation Grooves

Virginia (the person) has been mostly offline this week. She and her brother Dwight have enjoyed a busy “staycation” day-tripping from home to nearby places in Virginia (the state.) On Monday we enjoyed a lovely outing to the charming town … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: AUTUMN!

On this first day of Autumn (after imbibing large quantities of appropriate pumpkin spice beverages) here’s a quickie quote to get fall vibes going: “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus grace, peace & … Continue reading

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(a little quickie) Pumpkin Spice Humor

Yesterday I popped into Trader Joe’s for a few necessary items (don’t know how all that chocolate ended up in my cart!) Everything was pumpkin spice this, pumpkin spice that (pumpkin spice tea, pumpkin spice salsa, pumpkin pasta sauce, even … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Standing Tall (in the Fall!)

Today here are a few pics from a memorable sojourn in the Italian Veneto countryside… “A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand.” e. e. cummings “A … Continue reading

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Autumn Grooves

After summer-like sweltering temps the past few weeks in the 80s & 90s F (30-35 Celsius), fall has finally arrived with a chilly day here in Virginia (the state.) Virginia (the person) is grateful for cooler Autumn grooves! “Autumn is … Continue reading

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