Tag Archives: growing up

Five Minute Friday — Church

Happy Friday! Time for my Five Minute Friday contribution. Check out the amazing five minute takes by our special community of writers at our Five Minute Friday spot at fiveminutefriday.com. Just start at the Join the Community section, check out … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye

Happy Anniversary Sweetheart! Another year in the books. I remember that hot, humid Saturday like it was yesterday — Aug. 31, 1968. It was the day we got married, the day we promised before God, our families, and our friends … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Loud

Welcome to the latest installment of Five Minute Friday. So here I am on the front end of the assignment (writing) and looking forward to linking with my Five Minute Friday friends at fiveminutefriday.com . It’s always exciting — and … Continue reading

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Another Trip Around the Sun

I was a little young to remember, but I have been told at 5:19 a.m. on a sultry August morning 73 years ago in Paterson, NJ, I entered the world. The family always said after receiving a few swats on … Continue reading

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Who Is Speaking?

A couple of weeks ago during the live broadcast, I asked for some questions. I received a few and thought I would answer some this week. I did answer directly, but I am an advocate of the theory if one … Continue reading

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Play Ball!

I’m not as big a fan of baseball as I was as a kid. In fact, I sort of lost interest in the sport back during the lockout of 1994. It was passively rekindled when I would sit with my … Continue reading

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Congratulations

It’s been a different school year for the graduating kids of 2020. Many will or have received diplomas through virtual settings. The anticipation of finals, the pomp and circumstance, the speeches, the comradery of the class, final hugs and goodbyes, … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

I’m in one of those writing phases. I think we all can relate … there is a lot locked in the mind but you can’t just get the words through the fingers. They are random thoughts — one liners, fragments … Continue reading

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Coffee Time

During my travels, the grands in Massachusetts were totally infatuated with my percolating coffee making process. The oldest wondered how the water burped up the stem. The middle wanted to know why there was a glass bowl on the lid. … Continue reading

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(un)Packing for the Journey: The Past

This week’s reflection … I’ve known Tommy my whole life. In all that time, he never got along with his father. Oh, I’m sure Mr. Poole was a nice enough guy, but fathers and sons don’t always see eye to … Continue reading

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