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Quickie Quote: Transformative Time Grooves

Encountered an inspirational quote on Instagram today that definitely deserves a share. And for some reason pink flamingos make Virginia happy, maybe these will have same effect on you… “You can’t give your life more time, so give the time … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Warbler Bluesbusters

When we are having a challenging day and nothing seems to be going our way, maybe we should take a page from Dr. Seuss books and hear what he has to say… Mr. Warbler with a bad case of The … Continue reading

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Today Virginia is contemplating persistence. (Something certain impatient redheads are not very good at.) But dang it all, persistence pays (so they say.) Keep on going. Don’t give up. Fail. Fail. Fail. Get back up and try again. Not easy … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Prevailing Light(s)

Here’s a quickie quote today… “There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.” Charles Dickens grace, peace & prevailing Light(s) Virginia : )

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Seeking (waterfalls of) Beauty

With things looking grim here in the USA and around the world, Virginia thought a few doses of waterfall beauty might lift our hearts a bit. It may seem a little weird seeking beauty when times are tough, but that’s … Continue reading

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Has civility disappeared completely from our political discourse? What happened yesterday in our nation’s capitol went far beyond the rights of free speech and protest. As violent thugs barged their way into the Capitol Building disrupting the election certification process, … Continue reading

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New Tomorrows…

It’s New Year’s Eve and time to say goodbye to 2020. What a year! So many challenges clouded our horizons. Global pandemics, loss, conflicts that continued unabated, hurricanes, fires, economic hardships, more loss…and failures. It was hard at times to … Continue reading

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On this first day of winter in the northern hemisphere it’s bleak and cold here in Williamsburg, Virginia. Seems appropriate somehow! This holiday season has been a bit on the bleaker side with so many celebratory things we take for … Continue reading

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#ADVENT: A Quirky Tree Perspective

On this final Saturday of Advent Virginia is contemplating what it means to see the same thing from different perspectives. In this case a quirky tree she caught on camera two Decembers ago at Lewis Ginter’s GardenFest of Lights. Perspective … Continue reading

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On this Advent Friday here is a Benedictine prayer for the nighttime (that also works when things seem dark and gloomy…) “Now in the fading light of day, Maker of all to You I pray, That with Your ever-watchful love, … Continue reading

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