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Wednesday Photographs: CELEBRATE, CELEBRATE!

Wednesday photographs on Friday… what to say? Wednesday (july 4th) was busy, busy… as was yesterday (recovering from Wednesday : )  Here are a few photos of our celebratory fireworks in Williamsburg … & then for my Canadian buddies who … Continue reading

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…blog birthdays &… the 4th of July …

This week my blog turned One – Happy Birthday to the Roses in the Rubble Blog & your sporadically diligent blogger, Virginia, with 126 posts to date!! Last year i started this blog mainly to highlight inspirational movies & books, … Continue reading

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Inspiration from South Africa &… Nelson Mandela

While working in Tanzania, we were blessed to have lots of support from the South African High Commission (the High Commissioner, Theresa Mary Solomon) & the South African Business Forum. It was inspiring to see black & white South Africans … Continue reading

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MOVIES: Amazing Grace (& the Abolition of the Slave Trade)

Last week Mama (the célèbre) chose ‘Amazing Grace’ for us to watch on her birthday.  As always, the true story of William Wilberforce’s tremendous efforts to end the slave trade in the late 18th century is SO VERY INSPIRATIONAL. At … Continue reading

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