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Quickie Quote: Courage to Soar

“If we insist on being as sure as is conceivable… we must be content to creep along the ground, and never soar.” St. John Henry Newman Sometimes we get so mired in making sure we’re sure about whatever we’re doing … Continue reading

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#LENT: A Bluebird Sighting

First let me clarify, I don’t remember ever seeing a bluebird near our home in winter. Lots of cardinals flitter about, but bluebirds? Nada. Last week searching for something in my bedroom, I heard tapping on the window. After a … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!

“The eternal refrain of decision is: Today, today.” Søren Kierkegaard Sometimes indecisiveness throttles our forward momentum. We can’t decide what to do, so we dither about on the edge of possibility. When my brother and I recently visited Windsor Castle Park … Continue reading

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Birdies Birding Around…

Virginia caught these birdies birding around while on February ferry rides from Jamestown to Surry, VA (and back again.) These birdies look ready to take off (with morning energy.) These birdies look a bit tired at the end of the … Continue reading

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#LENT : (a little more) Patience

Patience is never easy, especially for impatient redheads… …and perky warblers who don’t stay still for very long. “Patience is most perfect when it is less mixed up with anxiety and worry.” Padre Pio “Have patience with all things, but … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Courage to FLY!

“Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.” Winston Churchill Courage is not always an easy thing to decide. Sometimes we are comfortable plodding on, no need to rock our boats with scary things like change in our interior horizons. … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Spunky Seagulls!

Last week while waiting for the Jamestown Ferry to push off for Surry (day-tripping to Smithfield, VA, with my energizer uncle) these spunky seagulls tickled my funny bone. “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.” … 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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