Tag Archives: Art

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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Mary: Let It Be So

Today Catholics all around the world honor Mary, the Mother of Jesus. In our faith tradition, Mary took a huge step of faith with her ‘yes’ to God’s request through Angel Gabriel. She risked death (they stoned pregnant-out-of-wedlock women back … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Inspiring Street Art

With all the negative (kinda frightening) global goings-on, here’s a little inspiration today to stretch our mind (& smile) muscles.   SNAPSHOT… Traipsing out and about with my niece a few weeks ago in Newport News (our closest big city), … Continue reading

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Mary, Mary…

Today we honor Mary (& I must dash before long, it’s one of those ‘try to get your tushi to church’ days; in more formal terms, a Holy Day of Obligation.)  Please check out this previous post written about Mary … Continue reading

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Ideas & Apples: George Bernard Shaw

Yesterday to celebrate my brother’s 12 years as a Reference Librarian at the Williamsburg Regional Libraries, we enjoyed a lovely lunch at Food for Thought (what a selection of delightfully delectable vegetarian dishes & plentiful meaty options for the carnivore!)  … Continue reading

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