Category Archives: children

Five Minute Friday — Tired

It’s Friday and Five Minute Friday time! You know the drill. We get our weekly prompt, let the spirit flow for five minutes, post, link up in the Community section at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com and — best part — visit other writers … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Why

Happy Saturday. Time for Five Minute Friday. Five Minute Friday is designed for five minutes of uninterrupted patter of the fingers representing the thoughts of the heart, soul and mind. Our fearless moderator Kate Motaugn  — with help from her … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Privilege

This is kind of weird, actually writing a Five Minute Friday post on a Friday. It doesn’t happen that often . Usually I’m one of the trailers in the group. This week I’ll probably end up closer to the middle. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Different

Mea culpa. I’ve been on the road for a week and haven’t really found the time to carve out five minutes for my weekly writing exercise. It’s not an excuse … just stating a fact. Actually, I’ve thought long and … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Near

Time for this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. It certainly creeps up on you … especially when you post last week’s late. Five Minute Friday, of course, is a discipline where independent writers join together to transform thoughts on … Continue reading

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A Visit with Santa

A few months ago, the phone rang. As I answered it, a jolly voice on the other end let out with a “Ho! Ho! Ho! How are you doing Joe? Santa here.” You never know if it’s the real Santa, … Continue reading

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Balance

I’ve been watching a lot of movies lately … some from my video library, others from Redbox, still others from my DirecTV feed. And I must admit, I’m sort of a romantic junkie. I watch a lot of Hallmark productions, … Continue reading

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