Tag Archives: nature

And then there was ONE…

Visiting South Carolina for a retreat a few years ago, Virginia noticed birdies hopping about on the beach. Birds tend to like beaches, so that wasn’t so unusual. But these birds were having a grand time on ONE LEG. Four … Continue reading

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Tough Turtles (a little inspiration from…)

Ever have one of those days when all you want to do is crawl into a protective shell and hide? From everything and everybody? Like Mr. Turtle in defensive mode. Not going anywhere! “Behold the turtle. He makes progress only … Continue reading

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T-shirt Tours: Tie-dyes & Fishy Smiles

Virginia’s t-shirt tours wind down today with her favorite t-shirt from a memorable visit to see the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Yes, you guessed it, with her brother Dwight. (He really likes aquariums!) We spent 5 days traipsing around Atlanta … Continue reading

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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

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T-shirt Tours: “spaced out” on Wallops Island

Today’s t-shirt tour takes us to Wallops Island, located just across from Chincoteague Island on the Eastern Shore of Virginia (the state.) A few years ago my brother and I spent a fabulous week in Chincoteague viewing wildlife and watching … Continue reading

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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

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T-shirt Tours: The Grand Canyon (& environs!)

Continuing with Virginia’s t-shirt tours, years ago my younger brother and I made a truly grand trip to Arizona and environs. After traipsing around the Grand Canyon for several days we ventured on to see Monument Valley and various sites … Continue reading

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Trees! Trees! Trees! Trees!

On this hot and steamy day in Virginia (the state), Virginia (the person) is contemplating the calm beauty of trees – and their cool shade! As a tree groupie of the highest order, Virginia has been inspired by the grandeur … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Mountains, Seas & Me

As folks venture out to favorite beach and mountain retreats for a respite from COVID-19 and worries of all sorts, here’s a quote from one of Virginia’s previous posts about travel (circa 12 July 2012) and snapshots to go with… … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Springs of LOVE!

On this summer Sunday (when we may be feeling a little hot and bothered) here’s a reminder that God’s love never runs dry. “This I have known for certain, that God is love. Even if I have been mistaken on … Continue reading

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