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Flowers! Flowers! Flowers (& more!)

My brother and I plotted (for months) to attend a big Comic Con in Va. Beach held a few weeks ago, but instead of braving massive crowds we decided to have a stay-cation.  A vacation usually involves vacating your home … Continue reading

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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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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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Snapshots & Whatnots: BEAUTY (@ Butchart Gardens)

Last June we had a grand time visiting Canada (as detailed in my Victoria Day post) so today here’s a bigger peek at the beauty of Butchart Gardens in Victoria. Beautiful blue flowers! Morning stretches… …walkways of wonder cool trees… … Continue reading

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A.W.O.L. bloggers ….& August flowers

After that nice blog-cation, Virginia the Blogger went A.W.O.L. the past month for Several  Reasons. Yes, it’s summer & that seems like a good reason all by itself, but a Bigger Reason remains:  A NEW LAPTOP. Why (the heck) would … Continue reading

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