Category Archives: health

‘Go Back to Maine’

Those were the words my doctor greeted me with the other day as she entered the room with two thumbs up and an ear-to-ear smile. She then gave me a big bear hug as we settled in for the purpose … Continue reading

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My Life with Angelina

As I carried the near-lifeless body of my Havenese Tess from the car to the vet’s office, I vowed never to get another dog. I can still see her eyes — the only thing working and alive — as we … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Should

Here we are at the end of a busy Friday and the beginning of a drippy weekend. But there is still some time to participate in Five Minute Friday. Why? Because it’s important to me … but you know that … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Joy

Sometimes, inspiration comes from strange places and circumstances arise to allow you to take advantage of it. That’s the back story for this week”s Five Minute Friday. Our leader, Kate Motaung, presents us with the word for the week for … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Mail and Catching Up

I’ve been missing in action from Five Minute Friday for a few weeks. There are a lot of reasons … my health … falling behind … catching up … literally finding time. But the exercise is so important to me. … 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 — The Final Five Months 4

Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer … Romans 12:12 The euphoria that maybe, just maybe, we had dodged a bullet came to a screeching end the Friday night of Aug. 22, appropriately while we were watching … Continue reading

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