Category Archives: confession

Five Minute Friday — Should

Here we are at the end of a busy Friday and the beginning of a drippy weekend. But there is still some time to participate in Five Minute Friday. Why? Because it’s important to me … but you know that … Continue reading

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The Meltdown

I haven’t been around for awhile. Truth is, I didn’t want to be here. This father just had no more wisdom in his tank. I didn’t want to be here in upstate New York either. Truth is, I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Keep

Welcome to Friday and another venture in my five minute mind. You know the drill. Over 100 of us are given a weekly prompt and … well … just let the imagination run wild. It’s amazing what nuggets are found … Continue reading

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Goodbye Christmas

I am so glad Christmas is over. No, I’m not a grinch or Scrooge. In fact, I love Christmas. I just don’t like the Christmas “season.” I mean, how many times have we heard I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas … Continue reading

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Post Vacantion Funk

I have to admit, in the week since I’ve been back from my mini-vacation with my grandkids I have been in kind of a funk. Actually, if I’m being totally honest, I was in the same funk before the mini-vacation. … Continue reading

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Perfectionism Promotes Procrastination

Hello. My name is Joe. I am an addict. That would be the opening at the local Procrastinators Anonymous meeting if we could ever get enough people to show up at a particular time and place. It’s true. I am … Continue reading

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Saying “I’m sorry”

Just before Karen died, she had been reading a book she received as a gift from JoAnn {don’t know who that is} by Rodale Press for Hallmark. It was actually for both of us, but Karen was the reader in … Continue reading

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