Category Archives: Karen

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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Five Minute Friday — Cheer

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. I was going to surprise you and post last night, but a combination of yesterday’s activities {read post below} and a vivid and loud thunder and lighting show made me re-think my … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Epilogue 3

Before wrapping up this journey, I had to say thank you to my children for giving me permission to share this behind the scenes look at my 40-plus year adventure with Karen. Karen, of course, is/was the best thing that … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Epilogue 2

And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love … I Corinthians 13:13 Another anecdote that just didn’t fit anywhere was the cartoons. I quite honestly don’t remember when that “tradition” started, although … 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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Five Minute Friday — Whole

Saturday, Saturday. Guess it’s time to settle in for my Five Minute Friday exercise where I gather with other writers from all corners of the globe as we write together, for just five minutes, on a common prompt. We put … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — It’s All About Faith 2

Be still, and know that I am God! … Psalm 46:10a And Mom was a great prayer warrior. As you read through her journals, you learn just how deep those roots of faith went. She prayed for each one of … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Decide

I suppose, since the day is staring to wane, I should get focused on the task at hand — Five Minute Friday, on Saturday, of course. The exercise is a way for well over a 100 of us to reach … Continue reading

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In the Blink of and Eye — It’s All About Faith 1

Be still, and know that I am God! … Psalm 46:10a I think you may have sensed a current of deep and abiding faith in these pages. While we mourn Mom’s death, we also celebrate her life and the blessed … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — The Final Five Months 5

Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer … Romans 12:12 We finally sprung Mom from the hospital on Sept. 1, but it was quickly evident she was getting weaker and weaker. She fell a couple of times … Continue reading

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