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Snapshot & Whatnot: An (owlish) April Visitor

Last week whilst recovering from surgery & flu blues, we had a special visitor in the back-est regions of our backyard… A Barred Owl!!  As often happens, just as I prepared to take a closer pic (crunching through the brush) … Continue reading

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Easter Joy, Joy, Joy & Glorias!

From here @ Roses in the Rubble, Virginia wishes all a blessed Easter. May the resurrected Love & Joy of Jesus strengthen our hearts with extra doses of grace & peace today – and every day. Putting on Easter-ish music … Continue reading

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A Song for Sunday: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Sunday is (almost) over, so here’s a song from one of Virginia’s favorite music groups to lift our spirits (up & up & up!) I’ve been a huge groupie of LBM – Ladysmith Black Mambazo – for eons. Making music … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day FUN!

As we celebrate the life of Saint Patrick (& all things Irish) raise a glass, let’s spread a little Irish cheer. Sláinte! Virginia has enjoyed many memorable St. Patrick’s days over the years (Irish fellas often have a thing for red … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Painting by Attitude

It’s a birrizzy rainy day here in Williamsburg. Dreariness abounds as cold winds whip sleety rain (and dreariness) around. It’s the kind of day that makes hiding out under warm blankets an inviting endeavor: maybe the sun will come out … Continue reading

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A Song for Sunday: Gloria! : )

Glória Patri et Fílio et Spirítui Sancto. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc et semper et in sæ´cula sæculórum. Amen. Listening to sacred choral music – from Handel, Bach, Beethoven, Mozart and Faure to brilliant modern day composers like Karl … Continue reading

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A Song for Saturday: Adiemus

As we’ve just passed Lent’s half-way point on the way to Easter, Virginia’s post-a-day Lenten gig is losing a little steam. It’s getting late on this Saturday evening (& Virginia has been out all day) so here’s a YouTube video … Continue reading

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