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Five Minute Friday — Want

I’m back for another Five Minute Friday rambling on, as has become my custom, Saturday. Five Minute Friday is a discipline where independent writers join together at Kate Motaung’s site — Heading Home — to transform thoughts on a specific … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Miss

It’s Friday … or Saturday … or Sunday … no Monday. But it is still time for Five Minute Friday. Under Kate Motaung’s direction at http://katemotaung.com/2016/05/05/five-minute-friday-miss/, hundreds of bloggers rally around a themed word and, well, write for five minutes. … Continue reading

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The Power of Music

There’s power in music. We all know it. The rhythm, the melody, the musical accompaniment and even the lyrics blend together to evoke an emotion in the listener. It could be up-tempo, relaxing, spiritual or jazzy. It can. I like … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — The Final Five Months 3

Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer … Romans 12:12 I suggested to Mom we might consider going to Illinois for Stacia’s graduation in early June. In typical Mom fashion, she thought of a 1,000 reasons why … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Morning

Happy Five Minute Saturday. Okay, it’s Five Minute Friday. I’m just trying to be realistic. You know the drill. Over 100 of us gather at Kate’s place (http://katemotaung.com/2016/02/25/five-minute-friday-morning/) to mull over a prompt word and let out fingers weave a … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Inside the Beltway 3

So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up … Galatians 6:9 Being in Washington gave us the opportunity to be with some powerful people, … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Inside the Beltway 2

So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up … Galatians 6:9 Our life in Maryland started badly when I rented the townhouse in Laurel … Continue reading

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Adieu Maine … For Now

It’s just about time to wrap up my latest respite in Maine. I accomplished most of what I wanted — nothing and not much. Seriously, I did accomplish just about everything I intended to accomplish. And I found out a … Continue reading

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I Love Maine

I love Maine. Now I will be the first to admit the lack of snow and moderate temperatures make for easy walking around Dover-Foxcroft.  I haven’t tasted Maine’s weather yet … at least not thus far this winter. I do … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Working Our Way Back 4

A good wife is the crown of her husband… Proverbs 12:4a But it wasn’t all peaches and cream. The pressures of life started to take their toll on Mom. She started to physically not feel well, which opened the door … Continue reading

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