Tag Archives: DPchallenge

Giving Thanks in 2017

When you look around, you might sense there is less to be thankful about than usual as we approach the close of 2017. It’s a natural feeling. We’re winding down, but there are still too many families separated by war. … Continue reading

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A Visit with Santa

A few months ago, the phone rang. As I answered it, a jolly voice on the other end let out with a “Ho! Ho! Ho! How are you doing Joe? Santa here.” You never know if it’s the real Santa, … Continue reading

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Happy, Happy Birthday!

Well, Sweetheart, you caught up to me again! Happy, Happy Birthday! I was having a hard time figuring out how I would recognize this milestone date. Over the past years, I’ve included some flowery verses, some whimsical sayings and simple … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Excuse

Someone pointed out it was Sunday and still no Five Minute Friday. Hmmm. I guess I should do something about that. I’m not making an EXCUSE {wait, that’s the prompt!} although I will offer I was on the road all … Continue reading

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Self Assessment

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a tongue-in-cheek post about looking for a date. I didn’t get one, but I did get a response from a friend. She reminded me my hesitantly in rejoining the dating scene could be … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Silence

Happy Five Minute Friday. Five Minute Friday is a discipline where independent writers join together to transform thoughts on a specific prompt word from their minds through their fingers onto the screen for five minutes. Then we get together and … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Need

I’m back for another Five Minute Friday rambling. Five Minute Friday is a discipline where independent writers join together at Kate’s spot on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com and encourage our writing neighbors as we visit and see their take on the … Continue reading

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