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Retirement … Sweet Retirement

It’s been approximately 16 months since I stopped punching the time clock {actually, I haven’t punched a time clock since the early summer jobs of my youth, but I digress} and stepped into “retirement.” It has been quite an experience … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday –Potential

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 perfectionism … Continue reading

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Tears on Earth … Joy in Heaven

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die … — Ecclesiates 3:1-2a August 20. November 20. August 31. March 25, April 12, … Continue reading

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Christopher Robin

What separates Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit and Owl from Puff the Magic Dragon? The first eight found Christopher Robin but Jackie Paper just grew up. Actually, Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) grew up, too, but Pooh … Continue reading

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Another Great Day

I woke up to some great news today … I mean, truly great news! I am now a great-grandfather for the third time. My grandson Zack and his wife Khristine welcomed Harper Jean to the world officially at 11:37 p.m., … Continue reading

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Why?

There’s an inscription in the book George Bailey finds in the film, It’s a Wonderful Life. “Remember, George: no man is a failure who has friends.” Let’s face it, sometimes we all feel we failed. Our emotions go underwater and we … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Thirteen

Welcome to the Saturday installment of Five Minute Friday. Actually, I wasn’t sure if I’d even be able to pen some words this week. I had a full Friday, a book meet & greet planned Saturday — I opted out … Continue reading

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