Category Archives: growing old

Happy Birthday to Me

Yes, today is my birthday. Normally I approach the day with a ho hum attitude. It’s no big deal. It’s just another day. And it is. I’m not sharing the “news” for affirmation, but because this year’s celebration is a … Continue reading

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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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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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