Wordless Wednesday: From Autumn To Christmas #RVA

Short Pump Mall Christmas Tree 2012

For last week's Wordless Wednesday, I titled my post "A Farewell To Autumn". Why? Because it gave me an excuse to post my favorite pics and reflect on the beauty that is Autumn. Since a majority of the leaves have fallen off the trees here in Richmond {or so I thought}, I ASSumed we were well on our way to Winter. Then, I visited our local mall {Short Pump} last weekend and saw this gorgeous fall-colored tree right next to the mall's elaborate … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday– Halloween, 1980

Halloween costume

Wordless Wednesday: Halloween, 1980 Yes...the person in the photo is me! This picture was taken in 1980 at a Halloween party. I went to the party dressed as a patient that had been in a car accident; hence, the fake blood, bandages, and gown. My younger brother went dressed as my doctor. The nerve! LOL This costume was made from items found in our house as my parents didn't believe in spending money on Halloween costumes. I think homemade … [Read more...]

{Wordless Wednesday} Another *Cute* Bug Photo!

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Yes!! It's another bug photo! Bugs of all types have literally been congregating in my backyard lately {it must have something to do with the tomato plants, water, and birdseed we have out}. Bugs generally give me the creepy-crawlies yet I find them fascinating at the same time. Yes, I'm a little weird I guess :) This guy was moving when I took the shot with my iPhone so it's a little blurry. You can see my other bug photo here {brace … [Read more...]

{Wordless Wednesday} If You’re Afraid Of Bugs, Don’t Look

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I found these two creepy guys {or girls} hanging out on my backyard fence. At first, I didn't know what they were. Online friends identified them as locusts. Those brown shells they're hanging on to are what the winged locusts came out of! Supposedly, these are known as "17 year locusts" because they are only seen every 17 years. Cute eh? … [Read more...]