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Little birdies (in our wreath!)

Last week we noticed lots of chirping going on outside our front door. Nothing too unusual in that since our bird feeders are close by, but the chirps seemed a bit localized. At one point whilst opening the door, I … Continue reading

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Malaria: Up Close & Personal

April 25th is World Malaria Day. Over 450,000 people (mainly children) die each year from this preventable disease and millions (216,000,000) get really sick. Since many (90%) of these folks live in sub-Saharan Africa, malaria compounds an already challenging context … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: An (owlish) April Visitor

Last week whilst recovering from surgery & flu blues, we had a special visitor in the back-est regions of our backyard… A Barred Owl!!  As often happens, just as I prepared to take a closer pic (crunching through the brush) … Continue reading

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HELP! HELP! BATTLE STATIONS EVERYONE!!

Faithful readers may remember a blog Virginia posted in December about our beloved Williamsburg Regional Library (click here to re-remember: no bah-humbugging around) but now WRL needs my help and your help, too!! HONOR IS AT STAKE HERE, PEOPLE!  And … Continue reading

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28 February: HaPpY BiRtHdAY DWIGHT!

Today is my brother Dwight’s birthday. This morning as he was feted at breakfast with a feta & roasted onion omelet, he said, “I just want to have fun, now that I’m fifty-one!” An apt sentiment with celebratory vibes as … Continue reading

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Fear-freeing Cosmic Comedic Grooves

A few weeks ago my brother & I watched an episode of Star Talk where astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson interviewed comedian & late night show host Stephen Colbert regarding cosmic ramifications of comedy. As a groupie of both men (& … Continue reading

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Advent Snapshot & Whatnot: Perseverance

Another quickie post here @Roses in the Rubble’s Advent post-a-day gig. Christmas is 12 days away. Yikes! SNAPSHOT: Spring flowers on Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA & WHATNOT: You may be thinking, what is Virginia thinking posting a picture … Continue reading

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