Category Archives: Life

Saturday with Santa

I woke up Saturday morning, stretched and headed downstairs. Angelina beat me down and started barking like a crazy dog. So I rushed to the kitchen to find Santa standing there with his finger up his round, snowy white beard … Continue reading

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Retirement … Sweet Retirement

It’s been approximately 16 months since I stopped punching the time clock {actually, I haven’t punched a time clock since the early summer jobs of my youth, but I digress} and stepped into “retirement.” It has been quite an experience … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Repeat

I’m back for another Five Minute Friday rambling. Five Minute Friday is a discipline where independent writers join together at Kate’s spot on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com and encourage our writing neighbors as we visit and see their take on the … Continue reading

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Wisdom From a Father

Those who know me know I’m a sucker for witty words. The words  that have been haunting me lately have come from Amelia Earhart — “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” With that mantra in … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Moment

I know it’s Friday. I’m on time for Five Minute Friday exercise. {shock, shock}. As I’ve said many times, is it’s not the day, but the discipline. It doesn’t matter whether it’s Friday {the chosen date for most}, Saturday {my … Continue reading

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Worship, Faith and Food

I was invited by my neighbor, Rev. Jim Colley, to attend a special service at his church, Family Worship Center, today. Okay. One of the hooks was a pulled pork dinner following the service and special worship music by vocalist … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Who

I know I’m not usually here on Friday,  but — surprise! — here I am … a Five Minute Friday on Friday. Don’t get used to it, though, Next week it will probably be a Saturday post. Most of you … Continue reading

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