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A Canadian Thanksgiving Blessing (slightly humorous!)

To our northern neighbors who celebrate Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October – TODAY! – Virginia wishes you a day filled with gratitude and (lots of) yummy eats. “May your stuffing be tasty May your turkey be plump, May … Continue reading

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Birthday Blues: Surprised by Joy!

Last week Virginia celebrated her birthday. Another year. Whoopee. Although there was plenty of celebratory chocolate… Once you hit certain milestones, years tend to blur together. You reach a certain age and birthdays are reminders of AGE. An occasion for … Continue reading

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#RBG & Civility

In honor of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s recent passing, Virginia is finishing her week of post-a-day ImageQuotes with something profound and challenging from her. “You can disagree without being disagreeable.”  Ruth Bader Ginsburg 15 March 1933 – 18 … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: getting & giving

Sometimes the shortest quotes pack the most powerful punch… “When you learn, teach; when you get, give.” Maya Angelou grace, peace & attitude adjustments Virginia : )

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Quickie Quote: Being Alive (PERSPECTIVE!)

It’s Wednesday! Since midweek misery is all too often something that must be overcome, here’s a reminder from one of my favorite authors about Perspective. “I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, but through it all I still know … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: Rest In Peace

“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.” Anonymous On Memorial Day we remember all those in the military who sacrificed their lives throughout our … Continue reading

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A Matter of Perspective

It’s a new year (and a new decade) so maybe it’s time to consider the matter of perspective, how we see things. Visiting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden over the holidays I accidentally hit a button on my camera (now I … Continue reading

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MERRY IN-BETWEEN!! : )

In this place of space in-between Christmas and New Year’s hope everyone is having a grand time… My idea of a (really good) time: my niece Megan’s cheeseboard on Christmas Eve when she hosted us to a divinely delicious meal … Continue reading

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The Day After Thanksgiving

Keeping those gratitude vibes going, here’s a pic Virginia (the person) took last year on the day after Thanksgiving downtown in her hometown of Williamsburg, Virginia (the state.) Seems even more appropriate today since Advent starts on Sunday (as in, … Continue reading

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(Leafy) Attitudes of Gratitude

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder… When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.”  G.K. … Continue reading

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