Category Archives: growing up

Five Minute Friday — Protect

Okay, I am resigning to the fact my Fridays are on Saturday. Although I had the time to post in Five Minute Friday yesterday, I just didn’t. I was distracted at every turn. So, here’s to Five Minute Saturday — … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Grow

Are we ready for some writing? That’s right, it’s time for Five Minute Friday on, of course, Saturday. Here I gather with other talented writers to share our free-range thoughts on a specific prompt word for five minutes {more or … Continue reading

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Don Bosco Tech … Another Visit

It took me just under 50 years to revisit my alma mater — Don Bosco Tech in Paterson, NJ. Saturday, I made another trip there. Unfortunately, it is likely to be my last. The Salesian school was sold to Paterson … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — New York, New York 2

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear … 1 John 4:18a The paper gave her a chance to grow as well. She tried selling … didn’t work. Her sales skills were about as accomplished as … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — First

We’re back. The Five Minute Friday band returns for another year under the guidance of Kate Motaugn after a couple week holiday hiatus. Okay, I’m back my usual day late, but hey, I’m back! Five Minute Friday is a discipline … Continue reading

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Blink of an Eye — Growing Up on Philip Avenue 2

Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God… 1 John 4:7 The other thing I remember is the night we became pregnant. To me, there is no … Continue reading

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Blink of an Eye — Growing Up on Philip Avenue 1

Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God… 1 John 4:7 Ah, Philip Avenue … our first “home.” It was a three-room attic apartment, just big enough … Continue reading

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