Category Archives: Quotes

Snapshots & Whatnot: (lens-worthy) images

SNAPSHOTS:Β  Today we’re taking a pictorial safari in Africa… Pretty pink flamingos in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania Meandering elephant in Samburu National Reserve, Kenya “Habari?” (How are things?) Ostrich in Kenya A pride of lions (parked in front of our land … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Forks in the Road

SNAPSHOTS:Β  Ever get to the place where you need to make a decision about which path to take when facing a fork in the road? Traipsing along a path in the woods suddenly there’s a fork: which way to find … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot(s): FIREWORKS!

WHATNOT… Our local 4th of July celebrations usually come with fireworks as here in Tidewater Virginia (the state of) folks take history seriously. Yorktown, where British General Cornwallis surrendered (ending the Revolutionary War), is only 20 minutes via automobile from … Continue reading

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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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Roses in the Rubble Turns SIX!!

There’s a party going on here @ Roses in the Rubble! Celebrating six years of blogging grooves for Virginia (the person) who ventured out into cyberspace with her first post on 30 June 2011. Additional celebratory woots: today’s outing marks … Continue reading

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Misbegotten (mostly) Vegan Me

(or fall down seven times, get up eight!) Whether vegan or not, this post is about choices and willpower (or the lack thereof.) Yes, Virginia was an avid Vegan for three (very long) years. As a long-time vegetarian, my idea … 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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