Category Archives: grandchildren

Five Minute Friday — Collect

Happy Sunday! Time for this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. Even though I’m typically a day late, I cherish this exercise. And I do have a good excuse … even better than the dog ate my homework! I was … Continue reading

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Way back when when I started in this crazy business, reporters would pound the keyboards of our trusty manual typewriters on recycled newsprint. We would pull out our masterpiece and send it to the editor. There, red from the editor’s … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Play

Time for Five Minute Friday thoughts. I can’t wait to join my fellow writers at Kate’s place on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com to share our pearls of wisdom or our pig’s ears and mix and mingle. I’ve been sharing snippets taken … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Blessing

Is everybody ready for Five Minute Friday? It’s where our group of writers [okay most of them, often we have Saturday and Sunday stragglers, myself included] gather  to write unscripted for five minutes on a specific word prompt. Our prompt … Continue reading

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Connections

In late December, my elder daughter asked yours truly and her siblings, family and friends if we were interested in joining her and her youngest son in a photo a day challenge. Idea is to concentrate on a particular word … Continue reading

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Math 2016

My faith in science has been shattered. By science, I mean specifically math. It seems everything I thought I knew has changed. I mean, aren’t math facts well … facts? It started innocuously enough with a picture problem from my grandson. … Continue reading

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Whale Watching and Other Maine Musings

Once again, I survived a week with my grandkids! That’s not really surprising. After all, we’ve been doing this bonding thing for seven years now. It’s not just a fun time with the younger set, but really a time for … Continue reading

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