Category Archives: holidays

A Christmas Prayer — 2015

As a Christmas gift to myself, I again vowed to take Christmas off. No writing. No work. But I did want to share a Christmas message. What to do? Well, I “borrowed” some words my wife wrote, which have become … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Christmas

As the final Five Minute Friday assignment of the year, we get the chance to choose our own word and write on anything we want. It’s free Friday — okay, for me, free Saturday. Or as Kate put it, “Keep … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Table

It’s Saturday afternoon … time to tackle Five Minute Friday. This is where we gather at Kate’s place ( to share our thoughts for five minutes of uninterrupted writing on a specific prompt word. This week, the word is TABLE. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Dwell

Sometimes waiting until Saturday to do your Five Minute Friday assignment has an upside. The Saturday machinations of the mind lead in interesting directions. Take today for example. The prompt word  for the week — DWELL — led to a … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Musings

Happy Father’s Day … to me and to you. Writing with a broad brush, Father’s Day isn’t one of those high-ranking holidays for dads. I mean, it’s probably more important to the folks at Hallmark than to the average dad. … Continue reading

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I don’t usually make resolutions for the new year, but this year, my mantra is going to very simply … live. Don’t get me wrong. I’ve always believed in living life to the fullest, sometimes in unpredictable ways. In fact, … Continue reading

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Goodbye Christmas

I am so glad Christmas is over. No, I’m not a grinch or Scrooge. In fact, I love Christmas. I just don’t like the Christmas “season.” I mean, how many times have we heard I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas … Continue reading

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