Category Archives: Laughter

Christopher Robin

What separates Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit and Owl from Puff the Magic Dragon? The first eight found Christopher Robin but Jackie Paper just grew up. Actually, Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) grew up, too, but Pooh … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Vacation

Time for Five Minute Friday thoughts. I can’t wait to join my fellow writers at Kate’s place on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com to share our pearls of wisdom or our pig’s ears and mix and mingle. Okay, I guess I can … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Agree

Five Minute Friday is designed for Friday writing {although in my case, often Saturday}, specifically five minutes of uninterrupted patter of the fingers representing the thoughts of the heart, soul and mind. Our fearless moderator Kate Motaugn  — with help … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Intentional

Welcome to Five Minute Friday. The task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word from your mind and heart. Then, post and encourage others who have braved the exercise by linking up at Kate’s spot on … Continue reading

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A Visit with Santa

A few months ago, the phone rang. As I answered it, a jolly voice on the other end let out with a “Ho! Ho! Ho! How are you doing Joe? Santa here.” You never know if it’s the real Santa, … Continue reading

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Happy, Happy Birthday!

Well, Sweetheart, you caught up to me again! Happy, Happy Birthday! I was having a hard time figuring out how I would recognize this milestone date. Over the past years, I’ve included some flowery verses, some whimsical sayings and simple … Continue reading

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Ces Soirèes-La

Ces Soirèes-La. Or more appropriately Ces Après-midi-La. I spent yesterday afternoon with 1,699 other souls at a sold out performance at Merrill Auditorium in Portland, ME. While waiting in the lobby, I couldn’t help but notice snowy heads, frail bodies, … Continue reading

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