Tag Archives: Humor

#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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“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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Beverage-induced Inspiration (for birzzzzy days)

“Make tea, not war.” Monty Python’s Flying Circus This week it’s birizzzy freezing in many parts of North America. With cold temps seeping into our gratitude meters (sapping them of warmth) it may be hard to focus on things for … 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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On this Advent Saturday blogger Virginia wants to share a little Christmas cheer she encountered yesterday whilst reading a collection of holiday stories. Over the years (for obvious reasons) she has treasured this particular editorial written by veteran editor Francis … Continue reading

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