Category Archives: family

Five Minute Friday — Visit

Sometimes I feel like the Little Engine That Could … I think I can … I think I can … I think I can … Only in my case it’s  more like Good intentions …Good intentions … Good intentions. Just … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

I was supposed to fill the pulpit at West Fayette Presbyterian next weekend, but when I found out my daughter would be in town from Ohio, I made some quick adjustments and switched pulpit supplies to fill in this week … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Mom

I must be back in New York. I backslid into sloughing off on my Five Minute Friday assignment until Saturday — late Saturday afternoon at that. Oh well. It’s the thought that counts and the effort to post something sometime. … Continue reading

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Love Songs

Not everyone is going to understand this post … but those of us who have gone through the loss of a long-term partner, it is all too real. You never know when the ache returns. Sometimes it is shortly after … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Sing

On a drab, dismal Friday, it was refreshing to plug into Kate’s Heading Home page and discovered the word for the week was SING! Just thinking about it brought sunshine to the day. You know the drill. It’s Friday, we … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Enough

Okay. It’s Saturday. I guess my Friday writing run has ended. In my defense, I just couldn’t function yesterday. From the time I opened my eyes in the morning — through two power naps (one lasting two hours) — until … Continue reading

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The Boss Baby

If you want to gauge the worth of a children’s animated movie, go to a matinee … then listen. You have to have a discerning ear. You have to be able to distinguish between children laughing for the sake of … Continue reading

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