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snapshot & whatnot: an elephant, good grief!

THE SNAPSHOT… …an Elephant @ Samburu National Reserve, Kenya… (photo: VLW) …& WHATNOT In Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant’s book, “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience & Finding Joy,” the second chapter is entitled Kicking the Elephant Out of the … Continue reading

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..dealing with grief and adversity…

As a Stephen Colbert groupie, I record his Late Nite show every night & binge watch them at some point each week. Sometimes bits get fast forwarded, but I always like to watch his encounters with guests that are often … Continue reading

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celebratory vibes vs. whiny vibes…

The post I’ve been working on the last two days still has whiny vibes, so here’s a flower pic sent yesterday to my sis on her birthday. Celebratory vibes vs. whiny vibes? Celebratory vibes win: Easter is only one week … Continue reading

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Putting Love In…

Here in the final week of Advent, Christmas is just a few short days away. As we hurry and scurry amidst the holiday rush, crushed by lists, lines, traffic, frustrations & elusive parking places, it’s a good idea to stop … Continue reading

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Irish Remembrance…

Looking back there have been quite a few St. Patrick Day posts here @ Roses in the Rubble (St. Patrick’s Breastplate prayer, Nuns in the Fun, Irish blessings et all..)  But today while looking around, an Irish poem was found … Continue reading

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Papa, Papa, Papa!!!

Today is March 8th… a date that will not be easily forgotten by this red head.  Yes, it’s International Women’s Day, but more important to me — it’s the anniversary of my Papa’s passing two years ago on March 8, … Continue reading

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Advent-ish rainbows

Shocked to see a blog from Roses in the Rubble? Me too! Blogger Virginia has been off the posting grid for MANY MONTHS.  Yes, it’s already the 2nd Sunday of Advent so making that previous post-a-day Advent goal is bust.  … Continue reading

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