Category Archives: Memories

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 — Grow

Are we ready for some writing? That’s right, it’s time for Five Minute Friday on, of course, Saturday. Here I gather with other talented writers to share our free-range thoughts on a specific prompt word for five minutes {more or … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Miss

It’s Friday … or Saturday … or Sunday … no Monday. But it is still time for Five Minute Friday. Under Kate Motaung’s direction at http://katemotaung.com/2016/05/05/five-minute-friday-miss/, hundreds of bloggers rally around a themed word and, well, write for five minutes. … 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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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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Fiver Minute Friday — United

Sometimes, I impress myself. It’s Friday and I’m writing my Five Minute Friday post! As you know, I don’t usually get around to it until Saturday. I’m always honored to join my fellow bloggers at Kate’s place (http://katemotaung.com/2016/04/21/five-minute-friday-unite/) to share … 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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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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