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Five Minute Friday — Work

Happy Five Minute Friday! The rules remain the same. Ponder the weekly prompt. Nothing too pithy, just honest as the words flow from the brain through the fingers. Keep it limited to five minutes {or so} with limited editing. Link … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Blessing

Is everybody ready for Five Minute Friday? It’s where our group of writers [okay most of them, often we have Saturday and Sunday stragglers, myself included] gather  to write unscripted for five minutes on a specific word prompt. Our prompt … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Control

I’m here … ready to rock and write. I know, you say its Five Minute Friday. I shrug my shoulders and say do you know me? I actually did have good intentions of getting this written Friday. But as you’ll … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — New York, New York 4

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear … 1 John 4:18a When we moved to the house in Willard, we set Grandma Simpson up in the bigger motel room, but after Jonathan and Nicolle moved … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Willing

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word. The initiative was started by Lisa-Jo Baker ( who thought about writing and how often our … Continue reading

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Who’s the Boss

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine sent me a message. “You should write about good bosses,” she said. Flippantly, I responded, “Do you have someone in mind?” Well, she did. Me. I was her boss back in Illinois, … Continue reading

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Dig … Dig … Dig …

A couple of weekends ago, I headed to Maine for some house hunting {and relaxation}. Before I left, my son told me there was a problem with the washing machine. The water was backing up, but while I was gone, … Continue reading

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