Tag Archives: Humor

(a little quickie) Pumpkin Spice Humor

Yesterday I popped into Trader Joe’s for a few necessary items (don’t know how all that chocolate ended up in my cart!) Everything was pumpkin spice this, pumpkin spice that (pumpkin spice tea, pumpkin spice salsa, pumpkin pasta sauce, even … Continue reading

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No “birding” around: Be Yourself!

“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” Dr. Seuss grace, peace & authenticity Virginia : )

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Going with the Flow

 “A good laugh heals a lot of hurts.” Madeleine L’Engle Here’s something today from awhile back that still makes Virginia laugh! Going with the flow @ Two Oceans Aquarium in Capetown, South Africa “The opposite for courage is not cowardice, … Continue reading

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And then there was ONE…

Visiting South Carolina for a retreat a few years ago, Virginia noticed birdies hopping about on the beach. Birds tend to like beaches, so that wasn’t so unusual. But these birds were having a grand time on ONE LEG. Four … Continue reading

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Itzhak Perlman: Beethoven & Baseball : )

Today here’s a little humor and baseball fun in this short video from violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman…(Email readers, you know the drill. Link to Roses website to view.)   My mama was a violinist in the Norfolk Symphony before she … Continue reading

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Tough Turtles (a little inspiration from…)

Ever have one of those days when all you want to do is crawl into a protective shell and hide? From everything and everybody? Like Mr. Turtle in defensive mode. Not going anywhere! “Behold the turtle. He makes progress only … Continue reading

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T-shirt Tours: Tie-dyes & Fishy Smiles

Virginia’s t-shirt tours wind down today with her favorite t-shirt from a memorable visit to see the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Yes, you guessed it, with her brother Dwight. (He really likes aquariums!) We spent 5 days traipsing around Atlanta … Continue reading

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T-shirt Tours: grits galore (+more) in OBX

Today Virginia’s t-shirt tours travel to North Carolina’s Outer Banks (known as OBX.) Since over the years Virginia has enjoyed multiple visits to Nags Head beaches and environs, she has a big stack of OBX t-shirts. Here’s one from a … Continue reading

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T-shirt Tours: (a little) kelp @ Vancouver Aquarium

Virginia’s t-shirt tours continue with a memorable visit to Northwest Canada a few years back. While traipsing about Vancouver (as posted previously here) my brother and I had the opportunity to visit the Vancouver Aquarium with my dear friend and … Continue reading

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T-shirt Tours: “spaced out” on Wallops Island

Today’s t-shirt tour takes us to Wallops Island, located just across from Chincoteague Island on the Eastern Shore of Virginia (the state.) A few years ago my brother and I spent a fabulous week in Chincoteague viewing wildlife and watching … Continue reading

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