Tag Archives: Humor

Snapshots & Whatnot: Warbler Bluesbusters

When we are having a challenging day and nothing seems to be going our way, maybe we should take a page from Dr. Seuss books and hear what he has to say… Mr. Warbler with a bad case of The … Continue reading

Posted in Quotes, SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

#ADVENT: Tolkien Tireditis Cures

‘Tis the season for sniffles and general tireditis… Throw 2020 into the mix – voila! – it’s easy to succumb to blahs this holiday. Add uncertainty of an impending New Year (please, God, not another one like 2020!) and we … Continue reading

Posted in Advent, Bookshelf (BOOKS) | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

A Little Advent Humor…

On this Advent Wednesday, how ’bout taking a quickie time out to laugh? It has been said laughter is like medicine. At the end of the day laughter may not heal our sore throats, but it sure can help heal … Continue reading

Posted in Advent | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Yes, Virginia, It’s Halloween…

“There are three things that I’ve learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and The Great Pumpkin.” Charles M. Shultz, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown HaPpY Halloween one and all! On previous Halloweens Virginia has posted about her … Continue reading

Posted in SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Quickie Quote: Eternity’s Sunrise (& butterflies!)

“He who binds himself to a joy, does the winged life destroy; but he who kisses the joy as it flies lives in eternity’s sunrise.” William Blake Reading this quote this morning made me pause and reflect. Occasionally glimpses of … Continue reading

Posted in Quotes, SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in Quotes, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

(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

Posted in Life (in general) | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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 : )

Posted in Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in Quotes, SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Quotes, SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments