Category Archives: SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS

Snapshots & Whatnot: Thorny Roses

SNAPSHOT: A rose in Kosovo (circa 1999) & WHATNOT… “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr Isn’t that like our lives, like our faith? Sometimes there’s hard spiky … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Weekend Whatnots: Cheers!

SNAPSHOT: & WHATNOT:  “A fine beer may be judged with one sip, but it’s better to be thoroughly sure.” A Czech proverb proffering weekend wisdom as sighted in downtown Williamsburg @ DOG Street Pub on Duke of Gloucester Street (that … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: Christmas Heart Cheer

SNAPSHOT: & WHATNOT: “Christmas will always be, as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” Dr. Seuss (from ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’) A comforting thought, but we must do our bit – the part about … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: Powerful Love

SNAPSHOT: Chincoteague Island, Eastern Shore, VA & WHATNOT: “There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear… ” (I John 4:18) “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” Jimi … Continue reading

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Advent Snapshot & Whatnot: Perseverance

Another quickie post here @Roses in the Rubble’s Advent post-a-day gig. Christmas is 12 days away. Yikes! SNAPSHOT: Spring flowers on Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA & WHATNOT: You may be thinking, what is Virginia thinking posting a picture … Continue reading

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ADVENT: (Quickie) Snapshot & Whatnot

SNAPSHOT: Chincoteague National Wildlife Reserve, VA & WHATNOT: Waiting is a big part of Advent, something that at times is not the easiest thing to do (especially for impatient red-heads!) Here’s an arresting thought & prayer from my favorite Trappist … Continue reading

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Snapshots (lots) & Whatnot: CHINCOTEAGUE!!

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

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