Tag Archives: joy

#ADVENT – Open to Surprises

And so it begins… Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Sometimes it’s hard amidst the bustle of the holiday season to take time (to MAKE TIME) for Advent-ish activities. While the world swirls with holiday parties, decorations and go-go-go … Continue reading

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Blogging Grooves & Life Updates!

Once again Virginia the blogger has been off the blogosphere for two weeks. Now she’s trying to get her blogging grooves back while juggling new things in her life that require massive amounts of time and attention. New opportunities + … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season…for CHOCOLATE!!

As we enter the fall season (today is the first day of fall!) it’s still hot and steamy in Williamsburg, Virginia. Not many fall colors to go on about, especially when remnants of August crepe myrtles are still blooming in … Continue reading

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Labor Day Nap : )

Greetings to everyone on this steamy September day! Virginia is trying to get her blogging grooves back on (after taking an extended August blogcation) but it’s Labor Day here in the U.S. so here’s a quick laugh – as spotted … Continue reading

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Flowery Blooming Grooves

It’s Friday. I don’t know about you, but Virginia (the person) is so ready for the weekend! Until it starts, here are a few Friday flowers and quotes to keep our hearts blooming… “A flower does not think of competing … Continue reading

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Frankie does the 4th!

Frankie is my niece Megan’s (very cute) doggie. Megan took this picture this morning while celebrating the 4th of July with my sister Shere and their family down in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. “Scatter joy!” Ralph Waldo Emerson … Continue reading

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ROSES IN THE RUBBLE TURNS TEN!!

There are celebratory grooves going on here at Roses in the Rubble! Today Virginia commemorates TEN YEARS of blogging. Bring out the chocolate cake, light those candles, it’s time to celebrate! Can’t believe it’s been 10 years since Virginia tentatively … Continue reading

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RAPTUROUS ROSES!!

Faithful readers know that Virginia loves roses so much she named her blog Roses in the Rubble. As the month of June winds down, there’s a special celebration headed this way on the 30th. Virginia’s not divulging much yet, so … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FLOWERS!!

To perk up the end of the week, Virginia is sharing a few of her favorite cloudy day flower pics… Blue flowers @ Butchart Gardens A menagerie of joy @ Norfolk Botanical Gardens An iris @ Colonial Williamsburg Water lilies … Continue reading

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Open to SURPRISE(S)

“Each day holds a surprise. But only if we expect it can we see, hear, or feel it when it comes to us. Let’s not be afraid to receive each day’s surprise, whether it comes to us as sorrow or … Continue reading

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