Category Archives: joy

Whale Watching and Other Maine Musings

Once again, I survived a week with my grandkids! That’s not really surprising. After all, we’ve been doing this bonding thing for seven years now. It’s not just a fun time with the younger set, but really a time for … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Help

I just finished a week of fun and frolic with the grandkids, so this week’s Five Minute Friday prompt is right on. Five Minute Friday, of course, is where most writers in the group write for five minutes on a … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Build

Happy Saturday! Time for Five Minute Friday! We’ve been through this before. Just accept my Friday posts on Saturday. Five Minute Friday is an opportunity to focus on a prompt word for five minutes (more or less), write a pithy … Continue reading

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Whale Watch

For six out of the last seven years, I’ve taken my grandchildren on an “adventure.” This year — number seven — it will be whale watching. First, a little history. One of the things I never thought about was gifts … Continue reading

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My Crazy Kids

When I finally got to move to Maine, albeit on a temporary basis, My children were, well, less than enthusiastic. Somehow they did not think I could take care of myself — especially my daughters. To ease their minds, I … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Epilogue 1

And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love … I Corinthians 13:13 As we wrap things up, I would like to share a few other anecdotes that just didn’t fit anywhere. And, … Continue reading

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The Power of Music

There’s power in music. We all know it. The rhythm, the melody, the musical accompaniment and even the lyrics blend together to evoke an emotion in the listener. It could be up-tempo, relaxing, spiritual or jazzy. It can I like … Continue reading

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