Tag Archives: Travel

10 December: Human Rights for ALLLLLLLLLL!!

It’s December 10th, the day the world sets aside to highlight human rights. Once again, here’s Virginia’s Advent post-a-day Human Rights blog. We often think of the lack of human rights in far away places, but this year there are … Continue reading

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…no Bah-Humbugging around…

For neophyte Bah Humbuggers out there, “Bah Humbug” is an attitude espoused by Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, a book written by Charles Dickens in the 19th century that is still relevant today. Scrooge is not the nicest character (to … Continue reading

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ADVENT: (Quickie) Snapshot & Whatnot

SNAPSHOT: Chincoteague National Wildlife Reserve, VA & WHATNOT: Waiting is a big part of Advent, something that at times is not the easiest thing to do (especially for impatient red-heads!) Here’s an arresting thought & prayer from my favorite Trappist … Continue reading

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Snapshots (lots) & Whatnot: CHINCOTEAGUE!!

WHATNOT: Today’s Snapshots highlight a recent visit to Chincoteague Island, located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. I know – confusing! Virginia (the blogger) lives in Virginia (the state of) located on the East Coast of the U.S.A. Chincoteague is just a … Continue reading

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Rockets! Rockets! Rockets!

Last Sunday while visiting Chincoteague Island my brother and I had a blast viewing NASA’s Orbital ATK Antares rocket launch from Wallops Island on its way to the International Space Station. How cool is that? REALLY COLD!! When we arrived … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: Life (quickie quote & pics!)

SNAPSHOTS: …& WHATNOT Zooming out this morning for a week away (yaaay!) but here’s a thought to munch on this week as things truly are whacked out in our insane world and country. Once again my heart and prayers go … Continue reading

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NEVER GIVE UP, NEVER SURRENDER!!

My heart overflows with affirming grace from the response to last week’s “MeToo” post. A warm, heart-to-heart thank you to blogging buddies around the world and faithful Roses in the Rubble groupies for your encouragement and love – and to … Continue reading

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