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Embrace Life

Our Words for the Week come from a “wear your seat belt” ad the UK recently aired. The ad was created by a private individual not hired to do it, but because the cause was important to him. He came … Continue reading

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Melancholic Melodies

I got out of the car to the strains of deep-throated chimes resonating in the breeze. My mind immediately found the file marked “chimes”, then “gazebo”, and raced to another time in this same space. They were just chimes in … Continue reading

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Hearts and Flowers

I consider myself a romantic. But there is one holiday I absolutely detest {I would say hate, but that’s a realllly strong word}. You got it. Valentine’s Day. Since I was a wee lad, I endured the trials and tribulations … Continue reading

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The Journey — Part Five

One of  the great things about my journey over the past three months is my plans have not been constrained. I challenged myself to visit with the kids/grandkids/great-grandkids and meet and greet with other family and friends — new and … Continue reading

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Happy, Happy Birthday Sweetheart

Well, Sweetheart, you caught up to me again! Happy, Happy Birthday! Okay, its a few hours early — your birthday is actually tomorrow (Nov. 20) — but Happy, Happy Birthday nonetheless! I was having a hard time figuring out how … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday – Last

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. This week’s prompt is LAST. The timer is set … so here goes. {clock starts now} Maybe it was returning to New York for more than a long weekend. Maybe it was … Continue reading

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Midweek Mirth … For Sonni

I’ve been known to share a joke or two around the house. Okay, many {most} of them are dad jokes, but they did {hopefully} curl the lips into a smile. I always included a joke for my wife sometime during … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Start

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

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Happy Anniversary Sweetheart

I’m a couple of days early. Karen and I would have celebrated our 51st wedding anniversary this coming Saturday (Aug. 31). Since that’s our “Prayer, Care, Share” Day, I’ll leave the praise for then, but I can’t let the celebration … Continue reading

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Aug. 1

Holy Moly! Aug. 1 already? Where has the  year gone? Last time I blinked it was February. I reflected on the rapidly racing days this morning as I changed all three slugs on my perpetual calendar. In just 20 days, … Continue reading

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