Category Archives: travel

Five Minute Friday — Different

Mea culpa. I’ve been on the road for a week and haven’t really found the time to carve out five minutes for my weekly writing exercise. It’s not an excuse … just stating a fact. Actually, I’ve thought long and … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Near

Time for this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. It certainly creeps up on you … especially when you post last week’s late. Five Minute Friday, of course, is a discipline where independent writers join together to transform thoughts on … Continue reading

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Nine Days

It’s been an interesting week and a half to say the least. The trip back to New York was, of course, centered around a doctor’s appointment sandwiched around a babysitting gig for my grandchildren in Massachusetts and extended for a … Continue reading

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‘Go Back to Maine’

Those were the words my doctor greeted me with the other day as she entered the room with two thumbs up and an ear-to-ear smile. She then gave me a big bear hug as we settled in for the purpose … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Guide

The Five Minute Friday assignment is to write for five minutes on a prompt word, post it and share with fellow Five Minute friends at Kate’s place on Facebook at  http://www.fiveminutefriday.com. Around 100 of us gather round to encourage and support … 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  http://www.fiveminutefriday.com 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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Indiana Fun

Lots of Laughter. Check. Lots of wet bathing suits. Check. Rekindling relationships among cousins. Check. Teamwork. Check. Fun. Check. Smiles. Smiles. Smiles. Check. Check. Check. From the check marks, I would say Grandpa’s yearly great adventure with the grandkids was … Continue reading

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