Category Archives: MOVIES !!

Fourth of July PATRIOT(S)!!

It’s the Fourth of July here in America & I’ve dusted off one of my first posts from the archives six years ago. If rain interrupts your celebrations, consider watching this movie: The Patriot. Still inspiring & a viewing tradition … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace (jazzzzingly amazing!)

It’s been an Amazing Grace kind of week, thinking of Mama. This morning it was the first hymn we sang at church. So, here’s a bit of amazing music to uplift your soul today. A friend recently gifted me with … Continue reading

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WONDER WOMAN: Love, Truth & Compassion

In a super-hero movie, really? Truth, love & compassion? But Wonder Woman is not like the recent string of DC Comic films, it’s altogether something better. This adventure is about story, a good story (& yes, our hero kicks some … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures: Inspiring Stars Inspiring Us

I am so very jealous.  Not a good thing to be, admittedly, but still in that green state of envy (as in, green with envy?) Yesterday my brother unexpectedly met Dr. Christine Darden, one of the NASA scientists from Margot … Continue reading

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climb every mountain (or maybe not)

Virginia has been off the blogging grid awhile, but this week marks 5 years here at Roses in the Rubble (drum roll!) so she’s getting back into blogging grooves.    My brother and I recently returned from a two week visit … Continue reading

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Love is a Verb

Our hearts are sickened and saddened by the senseless violence and killings over the weekend at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Shock.  Disbelief.  Anger.  Despair. How do we respond to such reckless terror and hate? And perpetuated upon the … Continue reading

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watch out, waves astern!!

Not just little ‘ole waves, but GIGANTIC 60-footers knock brave boaters about in the movie, “The Finest Hours.”  My brother and I saw it in the theater last weekend. What a fine movie!  (Fine because it’s called The Finest Hours … Continue reading

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