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Snapshots & Whatnot: Standing Tall (in the Fall!)

Today here are a few pics from a memorable sojourn in the Italian Veneto countryside… “A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand.” e. e. cummings “A … 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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Soaring (with a little faith!)

Sometimes we get so mired in making sure we’re sure about whatever we’re doing that we forget to engage our eyes of faith to look up for soaring opportunities. We may get a little (too) comfortable hanging out where we … Continue reading

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Autumn Grooves

After summer-like sweltering temps the past few weeks in the 80s & 90s F (30-35 Celsius), fall has finally arrived with a chilly day here in Virginia (the state.) Virginia (the person) is grateful for cooler Autumn grooves! “Autumn is … Continue reading

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…on not panicking…

“There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which … Continue reading

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Quickie Quotes: Living in the Here & Now

“Life is a gift to be grateful for & not a property to cling to.” Henri Nouwen “The real enemies of our lives are the ‘oughts’ and the ‘ifs.’ They pull us backward into the unalterable past and forward into the … Continue reading

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A little (self-medicating) Laughter…

Last week this redhead threw her back out (ouch, ouch!) Not a good time for such an occurrence given celebratory weekend plans (adapted a wee bit) for a certain redhead who marked the passing of another year. (Life is a … Continue reading

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