Tag Archives: joy

Wind, Waves and Light: Art in Motion

“May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien On a sunny, windy day my brother Dwight and I zoomed up to visit the Wind, Waves and Light … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Birthday Blues: Surprised by Joy!

Last week Virginia celebrated her birthday. Another year. Whoopee. Although there was plenty of celebratory chocolate… Once you hit certain milestones, years tend to blur together. You reach a certain age and birthdays are reminders of AGE. An occasion for … Continue reading

Posted in Life (in general) | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 39 Comments

Snapshots and Whatnot: Staycation Grooves

Virginia (the person) has been mostly offline this week. She and her brother Dwight have enjoyed a busy “staycation” day-tripping from home to nearby places in Virginia (the state.) On Monday we enjoyed a lovely outing to the charming town … Continue reading

Posted in SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Quickie Quotes: Choosing to SMILE! : )

Sometimes smiling may not seem like a big deal, but other times it’s a huge deal. Smiling in the face of adversity is a choice. Here’s a favorite “smile” quote from one of Virginia’s biggest heroes: “Peace begins with a … Continue reading

Posted in Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 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

Snapshot & Whatnot: Art! ART! Art! ART!

Virginia has been away from the blogsophere the last few days, but she will be back before too long (sometime next week?) Until then, here’s a picture taken last week while traipsing around Danville, Kentucky, after enjoying tea+treats @The HUB … Continue reading

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

T-shirt Tours: sunny (& hot) @ Maymont Park

Virginia’s t-shirt tours continue with a memorable visit to Maymont Park in Richmond, VA. Two years ago a change of plans turned a long weekend away into a stay-cation at home. Making the best of it my brother and I … Continue reading

Posted in Quotes, SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Quotes, SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

T-shirt Tours: Trust issues @ Yellowstone Park

Virginia’s t-shirt tours continue in Yellowstone Park. Years ago my younger brother and I spent a memorable 4th of July week with my mentor and friend Bill Warnock at his beautiful cabin in West Yellowstone, Montana. (How I miss Bill … Continue reading

Posted in Quotes, SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments