Tag Archives: Humor

Snapshots & Whatnot: Snowy Egrets (& #HOPE!)

Whilst away visiting Chincoteague a few weeks ago, my brother & I enjoyed stalking all kinds of birds, but especially the egrets. This snowy egret is playing hard to get… okay, now why don’t you have a seat? Making it … Continue reading

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#LENT: Holy Hilarity & (healing) Laughter

At the end of an 8-day silent retreat awhile back Sister Maria asked me to pick a blessing from a bunch of folded papers in a bowl. Putting my hand in, out came this blessing, much to my amused spirit. … Continue reading

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#Lent: Keeping Away (from cliff edges)

CAUTION: KEEP AWAY FROM THE EDGE OF THE CLIFF (Monument Valley, UT) Here’s something for Lent to consider, how close do we get to the cliffs of temptation? “Free cheese is always available in mousetraps.” (Anonymous) It’s been hard for … Continue reading

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#Lent: Keep Moving On (with Love!)

Yesterday I posted about the passing of my beloved Papa. My precious Mama joined him the following year, leaving a huge hole in my heart and life. Like this Ms. Piggy filled with memorable photographs in Smithfield, Virginia (the state … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Doggone Doggie!!

Blogger Virginia is (definitely) not a doggie person, but to help out her precious niece (who very much is a doggie person) she relocated for a few days to her sister’s home to look after her niece’s precious Chihuahua, Beast … Continue reading

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valentine blues & (hope-filled) grooves

“Love is space and time measured by the heart.” Marcel Proust It’s Valentine’s Day. In stores, emails, tweets – it’s all LOVE, LOVE, LOVE.  Mushy sentiment for the masses. Chocolate. Sweethearts and sweet tarts (do they still make those little … Continue reading

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BOOKS! READING! BOOKS! READING! BOOKS!

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Suess “I cannot live without books.”  Thomas Jefferson I like books. I really like books. As a self-confessed … Continue reading

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