Category Archives: growing old

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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Five Minute Friday — Listen

It’s Saturday and time for the latest Five Minute Friday installment. I just awaiting test results so it’s as good a time as any to sit down and let the mind wander on this week’s prompt. When finished, I’ll join … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — New York, New York 4

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear … 1 John 4:18a When we moved to the house in Willard, we set Grandma Simpson up in the bigger motel room, but after Jonathan and Nicolle moved … Continue reading

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Try

The Five Minute Friday prompt word this week was TRY. And try as I may, I just couldn’t get the thoughts together … so I am going to piggyback off the prompt and just write …. for more than five … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye … Getting To Know You 3

He who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor from the Lord… Proverbs 18:22 There are so many other small things I remember … most of which must have made your mother reassess her decision to get … 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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On the Naughty List

“You’re gettin nuttin for Christmas Dr. Mary is mad. You’re gettin nuttin for Christmas Cause you’ve been nuttin buy bad.” That was Dr. Mary’s holiday greeting last week when I went for my follow-up visit. “What! Why?” I protested. “Well,” … Continue reading

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