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Whoopie!

Under my plan, I would just about be in upstate New York about now. I had a doctor’s appointment with my primary scheduled for Friday, my granddaughter’s graduation Saturday morning, a graduation party Saturday afternoon, visits with three of my … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Simplify

It’s time to take five minutes on a specific word prompt and see what comes out: not a perfect post, not a profound post, just five minutes of focused writing. Yes, it’s Five Minute Friday time. The format is simple. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Accept

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. This week’s prompt is ACCEPT. The timer is set … so here goes. {clock starts now} My first thought when the  prompt surfaced was The Serenity Prayer written by the American theologian … 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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Lenten Reflections

I had about 36 hours notice to prepare something for this morning. Steve had asked if I could perhaps give the sermon I gave in Maine, but it was on joy … not particularly relevant for this Lenten season. But … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Forget

Saturday. Must be time for Five Minute Friday. That’s where about 100 of us get together at Kate’s place (http://katemotaung.com/2016/02/18/five-minute-friday-forget/) to share our muse for the week on a specific prompt word. Sometimes the words flow easily … other times … Continue reading

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Conversations with Karen

Do you remember the film P.S. I Love You? Okay. Okay. It wasn’t the best film I ever watched {and it wasn’t a particularly good movie to watch when newly-widowed}. But I was struck by the plot where recently-widowed Holly … Continue reading

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