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ADVENT CANDY CANES (of Love & Understanding)

Advent is a season of waiting, of preparation, of seeking (like wise men and women.) For new Roses in the Rubble readers, Virginia’s post-a-day Advent gig usually entails a brief inspirational quote, picture, carol or (occasionally) more prolific thoughts. I … Continue reading

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MISSING OUR LOVED ONES @ ADVENT

And so it begins, ADVENT IS HERE. Today! The 1st Sunday of Advent, the countdown to Christmas (22 days to go!?!) Virginia had plans to post something grand, but today is the Grand Illumination in Colonial Williamsburg, so a post … 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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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!!!

grace, peace & LOVE (the non-mushy kind!)* virginia : ) (*mushy ’tis OK if you’re sweeting your sweetheart!) p.s.  Virginia the blogger is dashing (literally) but if you would like to read her take on Valentines day (especially for the … Continue reading

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ADVENT: … uncomplicated joy…

So, it’s really late & i will just leave you with one thought that has been mulling (like a good hot wine) in my head today: JOY DOES NOT HAVE TO BE COMPLICATED. There it is – something for YOU … Continue reading

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… Saint Nicholas & Purposeful FRUITCAKE!

In many countries December 6th is a special day where children receive gifts from Saint Nicholas, a Bishop from the 4th Century who is well remembered in Eastern & Western churches.  Not many exact details are known about his life, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Photographs: high mountains, vast oceans (& us!)

Once again, it’s Wednesday photographs (on Thursday)… plus a quote from St. Augustine to contemplate as you zoom about beach holidays & mountain get-a-ways (escaping the heat, which today, thankfully is a Bit Cooler than our 100+ temps of last … Continue reading

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