Category Archives: family

Nine Days

It’s been an interesting week and a half to say the least. The trip back to New York was, of course, centered around a doctor’s appointment sandwiched around a babysitting gig for my grandchildren in Massachusetts and extended for a … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Support

Time for Five Minute Friday! Five Minute Friday is an opportunity to focus on a prompt word for five minutes (more or less), write a pithy (or sometimes not so pithy) post, share it with others at Kate’s place on … Continue reading

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‘Go Back to Maine’

Those were the words my doctor greeted me with the other day as she entered the room with two thumbs up and an ear-to-ear smile. She then gave me a big bear hug as we settled in for the purpose … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Work

Happy Five Minute Friday! The rules remain the same. Ponder the weekly prompt. Nothing too pithy, just honest as the words flow from the brain through the fingers. Keep it limited to five minutes {or so} with limited editing. Link … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary … To Me

When I checked my notifications this morning, there was one from WordPress. “Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com!You registered on WordPress.com five years ago.” Wow! Five years! When I checked further, that’s 689 published posts, not including this one. This year, there … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Neighbor

Howdy, neighbor! See how I deftly included this week’s Five Minute Friday prompt in the introduction? I’m actually going to deviate from the usual five minutes and propose a new outreach ministry. Of course, that means some background … and … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, Sweetheart

For the 40th plus ninth time, Happy Anniversary, Sweetheart! I can’t think of anything more mushy than anything I’ve said over the years. Yet, in each of the “plus” years, I realize how blessed I was to have you for … Continue reading

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