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A Picture of Good Friday Love

Years ago while visiting South Africa I found a picture of the Crucifixion that touched my heart, instantly. With pride of place it now hangs on my wall here where I see it every day. Created by South African artist … Continue reading

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#Advent – Waiting and Wonder

On this Second Sunday of Advent, Virginia is contemplating waiting and wonder (being open to wonder while waiting for something?) “Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” Greek proverb “Teach us to wait, as we hang in the balance of the … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Colorful Journey(s)

Traipsing around Venice with friends on a cold November day (during an unforgettable trip to Italy) we took a boat out to the fishing island of Burano. On a dreary day this island lifted droopy spirits as everywhere we looked … Continue reading

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#LENT: Being Still (vs. frenetic)

So much clamors for our time and attention all day long (and at nighttime, too.) Responsibilities tug at us from all sides while distractions deluge us thru social media as we constantly ‘check in.’ During Lent it’s a time to … Continue reading

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Garden of Lights (Take 2!)

As shared here a few weeks ago (in this Garden of Lights post) my brother and I enjoyed a lovely outing to Lewis Ginter’s Gardenfest celebration in Richmond, Virginia. Just before the New Year, Virginia (the person) enjoyed another trek … Continue reading

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being our way into the new year

Virginia has been traipsing out and about (trying to keep up) with her energizer uncle who is visiting this week. (He turns 80 this year and is still a fulltime professor in Iowa.) Art & Chaos Exhibit @ Chrysler Museum … Continue reading

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GARDEN OF LIGHT(S)!!!

Beauty, awe, wonder, art, and (lots of) lights are a few things my brother and I experienced at the Lewis Ginter GardenFest of Lights. After such delight walking about the magical lights, today Virginia is sharing highlights so you can … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Turtles! Turtles! Turtles!

On this steamy July Friday, here’s a pic and turtle-ish inspiration to contemplate. SNAPSHOT: A meandering turtle (sticking his neck out) in the Japanese Garden pond @ Maymont Park in Richmond, VA. (As a Monet groupie, couldn’t believe how this … Continue reading

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Touched by the Hand of God

Looking back over the first month of blog posts here @ Roses in the Rubble (mostly about books & movies), Virginia thought she might re-share a few (since it took awhile to learn about things like ‘tagging.’) Here’s one from … Continue reading

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2018: A Calendar Year

It’s a new year! Today! 2018! HaPpY HaPpY New Year! Enough already with the !!!!s, Virginia, we get it (you’re muttering.)  🙂 But, how grand is it, out with the old, in with the new!?! A chance to start afresh. … Continue reading

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