Tag Archives: Humor

Pancakes! Pancakes! Pancakes!

“There is hardship in everything except eating pancakes.” Charles Spurgeon Virginia’s blueberry buttermilk pancakes (yum!) Shrove Tuesday is here, and that means? Lent starts tomorrow.  Ashes, fasting, 40 days ‘til Easter… But today, also called “Fat Tuesday,” it is okay to … Continue reading

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…the February flu blues…

Virginia has been off the blogosphere (and any-o-sphere) for a week with a bad case of the flu. Extreme chills, high fever, headache, body aches, and bad cough – evidently this flu is running rampant through our town. So not … Continue reading

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Persistent Love: A Flowery Perspective

Contemplating a quote today from Maya Angelou about the persistence of love… Roses on a fence @ Butchart Gardens (Vancouver Island, CANADA) “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of … Continue reading

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Enjoying Sunshine (& dancing in the rain!)

After a few unseasonably warm winter days (sitting outside? for lunch?) there’s a cold front moving in to our area with storms bellowing behind. Okay, I’m taking a little license here to dramatize my quotes. Rain, just rain is on … Continue reading

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Christmas (all year ’round) Love

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill On this 19th day of Advent Virginia is contemplating her Nightmare Before Christmas ornaments. As blogged previously (click here: Happily Ever After … Continue reading

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“Happily Ever After” @ Halloween?

With the plethora of Christmas movies deluging Hallmark channels AND Lifetime, what to do on Halloween? Watch a favorite movie of Virginia’s that combines BOTH! Tim Burton’s THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Who says Christmas has the corner on happily-ever-afters, what … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving (- Eh?)

HaPpY Thanksgiving to Canadian friends Up North (and wherever you may be around the globe today.) This magnet on our frig is a memento of several grand visits to Canada. A little Canadian Take-Out humor… Whether we’re celebrating Thanksgiving in … Continue reading

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