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Fatherless on Father’s Day (again!)

Celebrating Father’s Day in America this weekend, here’s another go at last year’s post… Cherished and adored, two words that remind me of my father. And loved. Although it’s been several years since Papa passed, there’s still a crater-sized hole … Continue reading

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Just Keep Goin’ On

As a long-time groupie of Putumayo World Music compilations (grooving to multiple iTouch playlists & CDs in my car), ’twas so exciting last weekend finding one previously unseen (& unheard.) If you haven’t heard of Putumayo, you can click here … Continue reading

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The Power of Love (@ a Royal Wedding!)

Virginia’s plans for a chill Saturday cleaning out stuff went askew, hijacked by the Royal Wedding. You know, the one today @ Windsor Castle with British Prince Harry & American actress Meghan Markle, now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex? … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: Springy Light

Spring is busting out all over (finally.) The spring spread Virginia plotted for today (after taking piles of springy photos the last week) has, alas, fallen victim to a whacked-out laptop. Given time expended capturing delicate blooms on our dogwood … Continue reading

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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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