Tag Archives: Travel

Snapshots & Whatnot: Flowery Flexibility

The dictionary defines flexibility as “the quality of bending easily without breaking” and “the willingness to change or compromise.” Last week I noticed my brother’s coneflowers in their potted homes on the deck seemed to flexibly adapt during days (& … Continue reading

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#LOVEFORVB : Love for Virginia Beach

Oft times it’s hard to know what to do in the wake of horrendous violence like the shooting in Virginia Beach last week that left (FAR TOO) many people dead and injured. A late Friday afternoon like every other in … Continue reading

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Sorting Our Heart Fissures (Together!)

This photo taken years ago in Petra reminded me of something I highlighted in one of Joan Chittister’s books. “To be able to face the difficulties of our lives, to admit them and resolve them instead of trying to swallow … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Navigating Hope

Sometimes when tough stuff wears us down, it may be challenging navigating our lives back (or onward) into hope-filled grooves. Today here’s a ‘how to’ lesson from water. “Water does not resist. Water flows… water always goes where it wants … Continue reading

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Victoria Day @ Butchart Gardens

A few years ago my brother & I happened to visit Canada on Victoria Day during a bucket list Rocky Mountaineer trip from Vancouver to Alberta (as previously blogged about here: Victoria Day in Canada.) water taxis in Victoria, capital … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Overcoming Inertia

Have you ever been stuck in a state of inertia? The dictionary defines inertia as “a tendency to do nothing or to remain unchanged.” It’s easy sometimes to be set in our ways, to balk at change, to stop moving … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: AMOOSING (A MOOSE!)

“From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.” Dr. Seuss With chaotic challenges the world over, here’s to looking for opportunities to smile wherever & whenever we can (even in unexpected places.) During a visit to … Continue reading

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