Tag Archives: Quotes

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

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Quickie Quote: Beauty Within…

Here’s a favorite quote that also poses a challenge: how are we filling the cups of our lives? Are we letting beauty in? “We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is knowing how to tip ourselves over … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Ideas (the discussion of)

Here’s a Friday thought to contemplate: are we a little too small-minded sometimes? “Small minds discuss people. Average minds discuss events. Great minds discuss ideas.” Eleanor Roosevelt grace, peace & ideas Virginia : ) p.s. Background photo taken @ The … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: getting & giving

Sometimes the shortest quotes pack the most powerful punch… “When you learn, teach; when you get, give.” Maya Angelou grace, peace & attitude adjustments Virginia : )

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Quickie Quote: Being Alive (PERSPECTIVE!)

It’s Wednesday! Since midweek misery is all too often something that must be overcome, here’s a reminder from one of my favorite authors about Perspective. “I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, but through it all I still know … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: AUTUMN!

On this first day of Autumn (after imbibing large quantities of appropriate pumpkin spice beverages) here’s a quickie quote to get fall vibes going: “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus grace, peace & … Continue reading

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ImageQuote: PEACE! PEACE! PEACE!

This week Virginia will share post-a-day quickie quotes using her iPhone “ImageQuote” app. Learning about the ImageQuote app at a sci-fy convention awhile back, it’s been an easy way to post a pic with a quote on Instagram – and … Continue reading

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Transformative (#writing) Grooves in Kentucky!!

Last month Virginia (the person) zoomed from Virginia (the state) to the rolling hills of Kentucky for the Wedgwood Circle GoodLit2020 Writers Retreat. “Heaven must be a Kentucky kind of place.” Daniel Boone Twelve writer participants from around the country … Continue reading

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(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

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Facing Change: A Flowery Perspective

With so many topsy-turvy things facing us in these turbulent times, this quote made me pause and reflect: “Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” James Baldwin (1924-1987) But, maybe … Continue reading

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