Category Archives: Karen

Happy Anniversary, Sweetheart

For the 40th plus ninth time, Happy Anniversary, Sweetheart! I can’t think of anything more mushy than anything I’ve said over the years. Yet, in each of the “plus” years, I realize how blessed I was to have you for … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Mom

I must be back in New York. I backslid into sloughing off on my Five Minute Friday assignment until Saturday — late Saturday afternoon at that. Oh well. It’s the thought that counts and the effort to post something sometime. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Embrace

Happy Friday. Yes, Friday, and here I am posting my contribution to Five Minute Friday! Miracles do happen! You know the drill. We receive a prompt, ponder it and let our fingers translate the words in our minds and hearts. … Continue reading

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I Lost a Sock

I lost a sock in the laundry. Now I know that’s not earth-shattering news … especially among my many Five Minute Friday friends who do laundry a little more frequently than I, like two or three times a week or … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections

I had about 36 hours notice to prepare something for this morning. Steve had asked if I could perhaps give the sermon I gave in Maine, but it was on joy … not particularly relevant for this Lenten season. But … Continue reading

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The Visit

I’ve mentioned before there has been a lot swirling in my head since my incident. I dream and I dream and I dream. I try to write some of them down before I forget them, but this was one I … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Refine

Happy Saturday! It must be time for Five Minute Friday — you know, the time where we collectively write for five minutes (more or less) on a common prompt word and meet up at Kate’s place (http://katemotaung.com/2017/01/19/five-minute-friday-refine/) to share and … Continue reading

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