Tag Archives: Books

15 October: Saint Teresa of Ávila!!

“The Lord does not look so much at the magnitude of anything we do as at the love with which we do it.”  –Saint Teresa of Ávila Today is the feast day of one of my favorite saints, Teresa of … 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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Snapshots & Whatnot: DON’T PANIC!!

Snapshot… & Whatnot… Sometimes things just don’t go our way. We try to keep on going when suddenly it’s raining hiccups. Other times we can’t figure a way out of our challenges. Over, under, around – all blocked – the … Continue reading

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..dealing with grief and adversity…

As a Stephen Colbert groupie, I record his Late Nite show every night & binge watch them at some point each week. Sometimes bits get fast forwarded, but I always like to watch his encounters with guests that are often … Continue reading

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Books! Books! Books!

“I cannot live without books.”  Thomas Jefferson Virginia the blogger posted something yesterday & here she is again? But, it’s WORLD BOOK DAY. That’s right, today we celebrate reading, literacy, and BOOKS. As a self-confessed bookaholic (my sister invited me … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures: Inspiring Stars Inspiring Us

I am so very jealous.  Not a good thing to be, admittedly, but still in that green state of envy (as in, green with envy?) Yesterday my brother unexpectedly met Dr. Christine Darden, one of the NASA scientists from Margot … Continue reading

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…a beautiful spring day…

Even though we’ve had some frosty nights this week (& one Canadian buddy posted photos of snow in Ottawa yesterday) it’s SPRING!  Flowers busting out all over make it hard to stay on the road when cherry blossoms and majestic … Continue reading

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