Category Archives: Blogs

A Christmas Prayer — 2016

As a Christmas gift to myself, I again vowed to take Christmas off. No writing. No work. But I did want to share a Christmas message. What to do? Well, as I did last year, I “borrowed” some words my … Continue reading

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Top Posts of 2016

After reading some of my Five Minute Friday friends’ posts this week, I realized I must have missed something in Kate Motaung’s memo. I reread the invitation. Sure enough, Kate didn’t ask for the top Five Minute Friday post of … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Top Post of 2016

I did just what I promised last week and waded through this year’s Five Minute Friday posts to pick out YOUR favorite. Ironically, while not Christmasy, it was relevant to the season. This week we celebrate Christ’s birth. YOUR favorite … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — The Book

Wow! That was my reaction when I finally settled down to read Five Minute Friday — A Collection of Stories Written in Five Minutes Flat. It was not what I expected. To be honest, I didn’t know what  to expect. Perhaps … Continue reading

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A Special Birthday Present

Yesterday was my birthday. I celebrated it quietly and alone {not complaining}. I puttered around the Internet {including writing yesterday’s Five Minute Friday post}, caught up on the last few episodes of How To Get Away With Murder {interesting cliff … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Expect

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. This week’s prompt is EXPECT. The timer is set … so here goes. {clock starts now} It’s Saturday. Did you really expect a Five Minute Friday on Friday? Seriously, I was told … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Easy

Are we ready for some writing? That’s right, it’s time for Five Minute Friday on, of course, Saturday. Here I gather with other talented writers to share our free-range thoughts on a specific prompt word for five minutes {more or … Continue reading

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