Category Archives: thinking

Blame It on My Biorhythm

I’ve been in a bit of a funk. While it’s not unusual for energy and emotions to ebb and flow, this time seems different. In the past, I would reach deep down and pull myself by the bootstraps and in … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Place

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

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Five Minute Friday — Focus

Okay, between fighting a head cold and facing the trip from Maine to New York, I haven’t been in the mood to sit down and write … even for Five Minute Friday on Saturday. But, as they say, the show … Continue reading

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The Meltdown

I haven’t been around for awhile. Truth is, I didn’t want to be here. This father just had no more wisdom in his tank. I didn’t want to be here in upstate New York either. Truth is, I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Dear …

Since Kate has taken over Five Minute Friday (, 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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Social Experiment

I’m trying something new on Facebook. Each day, I pick a random photo or saying from my WordPress Reader and share it on my Facebook page … like today’s to the right. I include the introduction “Random photo for the … Continue reading

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