Category Archives: nature

Five Minute Friday — Beauty

Another Saturday. Another Five Minute Friday post. You know the drill. We get our weekly prompt, let the spirit flow for five minutes, post, link up in the Community section at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com, and — best part — visit other writers … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Neighbor

Howdy, neighbor! See how I deftly included this week’s Five Minute Friday prompt in the introduction? I’m actually going to deviate from the usual five minutes and propose a new outreach ministry. Of course, that means some background … and … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Inspire

Welcome to the Saturday installment of Five Minute Friday. No excuses. I just couldn’t muster the inspiration to write for five minutes Friday. Oh, wait. INSPIRE. That’s this week’s prompt. How (in)appropriate. But I didn’t want the weekend to fly … Continue reading

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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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