Category Archives: growing up

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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Postscripts

Whenever I travel, random thought just pop into the noggin — I call them free range thoughts.  So, I thought I would clean up some of those cobwebs cluttering my mind… I think this was the first time … ever … Continue reading

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Don Bosco Tech — Yesterday, Today, Forever

I took a trip yesterday … literally and figuratively. I journeyed 234 miles to stroll down memory lane from 50-plus years ago. Don Bosco Tech, Paterson, NJ. It was my high school home from 1961-65. It’s been closed since 2002 … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Gather

Friday. Friday. Time for some writing … five minutes worth as part of Five Minute Friday. Here, hundreds of blogging friends congregate at Kate’s place (http://katemotaung.com/2015/03/05/five-minute-friday-gather-plus-a-video-interview-and-news-about-the-first-ever-fmf-retreat/) to string together our thoughts on a common prompt word. I invite you to … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Give

In the spirit of thanksgiving, this week’s Five Minute Friday spins off the word GIVE. So, for the next five minutes, let’s give it shot. The timer is set, so let’s GO One of the traditions Karen and I stumbled … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Bass

I live a very routine life. I may not perform tasks at the same time, but it’s generally in the same sequence. Quiet time. Make coffee. Check my glucose and blood pressure. Make breakfast. Take my pills. Turn on the … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Ready

The calendar says it’s Friday so it must be time for Five Minute Friday. You remember, it’s when a group of us ponder a prompt word of the week and just write for five minutes. The exercise is moderated by … Continue reading

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Let’s Pray for the Children

I had to take my two granddaughters to meet up with their father for a doctor’s appointment this morning. The elder, 14, commandeered the radio, but couldn’t decide what she wanted to listen to. Not a big deal. So she … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Hands

Well, it’s Friday, so it must be time to join Lisa Jo and her band of fellow writers at Five Minute Friday (http://lisajobaker.com/2014/06/five-minute-friday-hands/). That’s where we take a prompt word and just run with it … for five minutes with … Continue reading

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The Pied Piper

Did you ever have one of those songs just take up residence in your mind? Have I got a story for you. I was reminded of it this morning when I was power-napping after an early rise to take my … Continue reading

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