Tag Archives: growing up

We Do

I had the opportunity to witness the wedding vows of my youngest son’s oldest daughter, Taylor, as she pledged her life and love to Michael in a simple Valentines Day wedding. It was a simple ceremony full of life and … Continue reading

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Celebration of Life

Nobody likes funerals. But they have changed from the days of my youth. While wakes and funerals still are a time of grieving, the emphasis of late has been more of a celebration … a celebration of life. I attended … Continue reading

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On Training Up Children

Words for the week. Sometimes they’re deep. Sometimes they’re inspiring. Sometimes they’re instructional. And sometimes … they’re more on the lighter side. The latter takes stage this week as I share a tongue-in-cheek message from Chapnotes, as cited on http://www.witandwisdom.orgContinue 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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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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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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The Stages of Motherhood (Fatherhood)

The Stages of Motherhood (Fatherhood) 4 Years of Age – My Mommy (Daddy) can do anything. 8 Years of Age – My Mom (Dad) knows a lot! A whole lot. 12 Years of Age – My Mother (Father) doesn’t really … Continue reading

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