Tag Archives: Richmond

Civil War Enigma: A Comfortable Story

It’s not unusual to see mention of the Civil War in my local newspaper; after all, I do live in Richmond, Virginia, the former capital of the Confederacy. When I moved here twenty-odd years ago, I had no idea that the “War of Northern … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Adventure

This week’s challenge: Whether your own or someone else’s, literal or figurative, take us on a photographic adventure. Because I am a hopelessly literate thinker, no risk of a figurative adventure here. Do you know the difference between the aviation terms “VFR” … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twisted

I had nothing to contribute to this week’s photo challenge until yesterday. Coming through a stone archway at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, a Richmond treasure, I spied this amazing wisteria vine:     http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/twist/  

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A Garden Thing

We’ve discussed before the importance of having a “thing.” Call it a hobby, passion, or interest, most of us benefit from having something that serves as a creative outlet. Some of us have gardening as that outlet, and today I want … Continue reading

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The Thing About Betsy

Friend Silver We all need that thing, don’t we? That thing that takes us away from the humdrum or even difficult routines of life and reinvigorates us to keep on keeping on. For some of us, it might be hitting the gym or … Continue reading

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