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- SPEAKING OUT: Voices of Love vs. Hate
- Birthday Blues: Surprised by Joy!
- Snapshots and Whatnot: Staycation Grooves
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“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Lucy Maud Montgomery During our September staycation my brother Dwight and I plotted a visit to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to see the Wind, Waves and Light exhibit … Continue reading
“You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.” Paulo Coelho It’s hard amidst a global pandemic to take a timeout for renewal. Our hearts are crushed by daily news of increasing COVID-19 death tolls. … Continue reading
Zooming out and about with my 80 year old energizer uncle (who still teaches as a full-time professor and is faculty advisor to 40+ students @ a college in Iowa) on Saturday we visited the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in … Continue reading
Many of you know that Virginia (the person) lives in Virginia (the state.) It can be confusing at times, “Hello, I’m Virginia, from Virginia.” And, guess what? I also went to the University of Virginia. (Here’s a past post about … Continue reading
The snow is piling up in Williamsburg, Virginia (the state of) forcing Virginia (the person) to reshuffle her afternoon plans. Zooming out to an early church service this morning a few flakes fluttered, but I came home in pounding snow … Continue reading
My brother and I plotted (for months) to attend a big Comic Con in Va. Beach held a few weeks ago, but instead of braving massive crowds we decided to have a stay-cation. A vacation usually involves vacating your home … Continue reading
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
Last Sunday while visiting Chincoteague Island my brother and I had a blast viewing NASA’s Orbital ATK Antares rocket launch from Wallops Island on its way to the International Space Station. How cool is that? REALLY COLD!! When we arrived … Continue reading
“A cyclist is someone who is seriously involved in cycling. A person riding a bike is, well, a person riding a bike. Cyclists use the word “cycling” to indicate that they are engaging in a Serious Activity, not just a … Continue reading
Here in Virginia our hearts are wobbling after senseless bigoted violence pounded the city of Charlottesville. Nestled in beautiful Shenandoah and Blue Ridge Appalachian mountains, this is where Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia. I spent four years as … Continue reading