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Snapshots (lots) & Whatnot: CHINCOTEAGUE!!

WHATNOT: Today’s Snapshots highlight a recent visit to Chincoteague Island, located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. I know – confusing! Virginia (the blogger) lives in Virginia (the state of) located on the East Coast of the U.S.A. Chincoteague is just a … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: (lens-worthy) images

SNAPSHOTS:  Today we’re taking a pictorial safari in Africa… Pretty pink flamingos in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania Meandering elephant in Samburu National Reserve, Kenya “Habari?” (How are things?) Ostrich in Kenya A pride of lions (parked in front of our land … Continue reading

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snapshots & whatnot: motivational FiSH!

THE SNAPSHOT: Going with the flow @ Two Oceans Aquarium in Capetown, South Africa …& WHATNOT “The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity.  Even a dead fish can go with the flow.”  (Jim Hightower) … or maybe … Continue reading

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…earth day inspiration…

It’s Earth Day 2017: a day to give thanks for our truly amazing planet… … and consider all that needs doing to protect it from imploding. Today our planet Earth faces huge climate change challenges, environmental degradation of natural resources, … Continue reading

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Mushrooms! Mushrooms!! Mushrooms!!!

Over the last week these two mushrooms sprouted up in our backyard. Many other little mushrooms appear here & there, but these two are gigantic at 8-inches high (& counting.) Each day they seem to grow a little bigger. Seeing … Continue reading

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Caught by a Thought: Ansel Adams

Last Sunday my sister, Shere, came over so my brother & i could zoom down to the Fragile Waters Exhibit at the Mariners Museum in Newport News. We were absolutely mesmerized by the 100 (ONE HUNDRED) nature photographs of water … Continue reading

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TURTLES!! TURTLES!!

Last week i looked out the window to see this turtle hanging out on the edge of one of the deck steps in our back yard… After dashing out to snap a few pics, i could not figure out how … Continue reading

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