Category Archives: nature

Five Minute Friday — Comfort

Time for my Five Minute Friday contribution. Check out the amazing five minutes takes at Kate’s place on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com by our special community of writers. I’ve been sharing snippets taken from Five Minute Friday: A Collection of Stories Written … Continue reading

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April’s calf

I cannot explain it, but for a couple of hours this morning I was mesmerized by April the giraffe who finally gave birth to her calf. Apparently, I wasn’t alone. An estimated 1.2 million folks were tuned in to see … Continue reading

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It Never Ceases To Amaze Me

I’ve been wandering around Maine for better than eight years and part time living here for a year and a half. Yet I’m still amazed at the incredible people in the state. As the welcoming sign says, “Maine: The way … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Hidden

Is everybody ready for Five Minute Saturday? It’s where most writers gather on Friday — myself and few of my other writing friends excepted — to write unscripted for five minutes on a specific word prompt. Then we gather at … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Haven

It’s Saturday. Time for Five Minute Friday. Under Kate Motaung’s direction (http://katemotaung.com/2016/06/02/five-minute-friday-haven/), a hundred or so bloggers rally around a themed word and, well, write for five minutes. No rules. No backtracks. Nothing profound. Not perfect. Just five minutes of … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Quiet

It’s Saturday so it must be time for Five Minute Friday. That’s where over 100 of us sit down for five minutes and transform a prompt word from the recesses of our mind into {hopefully} discernable thoughts. We write for … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Green

Well, it’s Five Minute Friday (Saturday) time again so it’s time to transfer some thoughts from my mind to characters on a screen. Of course, we liberally follow some rules. First, my fellow writers and I write on a common … Continue reading

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