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@Tempests in Teacups

Not that tea groupies like Virginia need an excuse to consume more favorite teas (and try new ones) but January is National Hot Tea month. As such, today Virginia is sharing a favorite past blog post about teabags, teacups and … Continue reading

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Garden of Lights (Take 2!)

As shared here a few weeks ago (in this Garden of Lights post) my brother and I enjoyed a lovely outing to Lewis Ginter’s Gardenfest celebration in Richmond, Virginia. Just before the New Year, Virginia (the person) enjoyed another trek … Continue reading

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Epiphanies of Giving (& LOVE!)

“And when they had come into the house, they saw the young Child with Mary His mother, and fell down and worshiped Him. And when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto Him gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.”  (Matthew … Continue reading

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Three Wise Women(!!!)

Hope everyone is having a grand start to 2019. Preparing to celebrate Epiphany on Sunday (commemorating when The Three Wise Men journeyed from afar to bring gifts to Jesus in Bethlehem) I thought these words from a plaque on my … Continue reading

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being our way into the new year

Virginia has been traipsing out and about (trying to keep up) with her energizer uncle who is visiting this week. (He turns 80 this year and is still a fulltime professor in Iowa.) Art & Chaos Exhibit @ Chrysler Museum … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS EVE: WAITING FOR THE DAWN

It’s Christmas Eve(!) Here at the end of our Advent journey we await the dawn of Christmas Light to shine brightly upon us (and within us.) Sunrise @ the Grand Canyon “In the tender compassion of our God the Dawn … Continue reading

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Freddie the Frog does Christmas

On this last Sunday in Advent here’s a post written in 2014 about my Papa not long after he passed – it’s still a message of hope for increasing our faith to cope. Let me introduce you to Freddie the … Continue reading

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