Category Archives: things that matter

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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Donald Trump et al

I don’t usually like to post about politics. But I am going to make an exception today, primarily on the Republican Party, but politics on both sides of the aisle this election cycle. There is an ugly mood out there. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Time

It’s Friday — okay, Saturday — so it’s time for this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. The exercise joins over 100 writers around the world, all transforming their thoughts into words on a specific prompt word for just five … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Meet … Greet, Thanks and Praise

I’m going to deviate a little from this week’s Five Minute Friday (a day late) to expand the prompt from MEET to MEET, GREET, THANKS and PRAISE. Accordingly, it will be more than five minutes (but, hopefully, not  much more). … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Open

It’s Saturday, which means I’m officially {again} a day late for my Five Minute Friday post. But I am here and I am ready to join my fellow FMF-ers in sharing our thoughts. Check them out at Kate’s place (http://katemotaung.com/2015/02/19/five-minute-friday-open/). … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Dear …

Since Kate has taken over Five Minute Friday (http://katemotaung.com/2014/12/04/five-minute-friday-dear-and-an-e-book-for-you/), the word prompts have tended to more … challenging. Instead of just a single word, they tend to make you think about how the word pairs with other thoughts. This week, … Continue reading

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Friday Without Five Minutes

Well, it’s Friday, but lo and behold, there’s no Five Minutes. My Friday muse, Lisa Jo Baker, decided to go dark this week {offline} to catch up on … her sanity. If you follow her blog at all (http://lisajobaker.com/), you … Continue reading

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Kindness

It’s time for another chapter from a book Karen and I received from JoAnn. It was from Rodale Press for Hallmark, 50 things that really matter. I’ve been sharing some of the first person chapters — and throwing in my … Continue reading

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A Good Book

Okay, here’s another excerpt from 50 Things that Really Matter that I don’t really have any expertise in … A Good Book. So, we’ll just chalk this one up as a reblog To refresh your memory, the book was a … Continue reading

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Motherhood

I’m not qualified to expand on this installment of 50 things that really matter, so let’s just call this a re-post. 50 things that really matter, of course, is the little book we received as a gift from JoAnn by … Continue reading

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