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Snapshots & Whatnot: Forever & Now

“Forever is composed of nows.” Emily Dickinson This quickie quote deserves a bit of contemplation. Thinking about it, sometimes our dreams (hopes, wishes) seem like they will take forever. At times it seems like real change (the kind our world … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Contemplative Beauty

In the mad hustle and bustle of our daily lives it’s often a challenge carving out time to contemplate beauty, to let it settle in our hearts for a tick or two. Today Virginia (the person) is sharing pics from … Continue reading

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Life is Difficult (a poem by Virginia : )

Virginia is not one for writing much poetry (an occasional poem puts in an appearance here @ Roses in the Rubble, usually written by others?) but last week this poem came scribbling out while lunching out, so this week I … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Courage (the creative kind!)

Visiting the Eastern Shore of Virginia (the state, not to be confused with blogger Virginia, the person) we popped up to see the charming town of Berlin, MD. The side of the information center was a huge mural, filled with … Continue reading

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Books! Books! Favorite Books!!

As many of you know, Virginia likes books and reads piles of them (as posted here previously Books! Reading! Books! Reading!) This week a friend tagged me on Facebook to post covers of 10 favorite books, so here’s my response … Continue reading

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Roses in the Rubble (How to Find…)

As June winds down blogger Virginia is getting ready for a celebration: Roses in the Rubble turns 8 on 30th June. Can’t believe it’s been 8 years of blogging! To honor the occasion, here is the original post (set up … Continue reading

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BOOKS! READING! BOOKS! READING! BOOKS!

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Suess “I cannot live without books.”  Thomas Jefferson I like books. I really like books. As a self-confessed … Continue reading

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