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Snapshots & Whatnot: Flowery Fall Colors

“When I get sick of what men do, I have only to walk a few steps in another direction to see what spiders do. Or what the weather does. This sustains me very well indeed.” ~ E. B. White On … 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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Quickie Quote: Soulfully Motivated LOVE!

Today here’s a quote from noted author and activist, Nora Neale Hurston, that made me pause. It may be short, but it packs a powerful punch! “Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.” Zora Neale Hurston Here’s … Continue reading

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Geraniums! Geraniums! Geraniums!

These geraniums outside our kitchen window are still blooming. You may think, what’s up with Virginia making a fuss about a pot of geraniums? Geraniums doing their blooming thing on a rainy day My brother Dwight planted these geraniums in … Continue reading

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Facing Change: A Flowery Perspective

With so many topsy-turvy things facing us in these turbulent times, this quote made me pause and reflect: “Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” James Baldwin (1924-1987) But, maybe … Continue reading

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T-shirt Tours: sunny (& hot) @ Maymont Park

Virginia’s t-shirt tours continue with a memorable visit to Maymont Park in Richmond, VA. Two years ago a change of plans turned a long weekend away into a stay-cation at home. Making the best of it my brother and I … Continue reading

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(a little) Flowery Cheer

Sometimes a little flowery cheer can brighten up our day… “Fear less; hope more. Talk less; say more. Hate less; love more. And never underestimate the power of forgiveness.” Abigail Van Buren grace, peace & flowery cheer Virginia : )

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Hope: A Renewable Option

It’s hard at times to maintain a hope-filled attitude, especially when things drag us down in the mud of ineptitude. But, the point of hope is to keep trying. To keep hoping. To do our bit. To look for hope … Continue reading

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May Day Flowers!!

My precious Mama always said, “April showers bring May flowers.” Since most of us can’t visit our favorite gardens at this time, here are a few favorite pics from past visits to celebrate May Day 2020 with flowers… Butchart Gardens, … Continue reading

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A Fair Vision: Palatial Garden Blooms

“A fair vision welcomed him in this land of disease.”  J.R.R. Tolkien Governor’s Palace Gardens (Williamsburg, VA) Here in the State of Virginia we are under ‘stay-at-home’ orders, but we can go out to take exercise and for groceries (maintaining … Continue reading

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