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Toast

It’s the little things in life that give it its flavor. This morning, I actually had toast for breakfast. I like toast for breakfast. It’s a perfect complement to good, hot, black coffee. Spread a little bit of butter {healthy … Continue reading

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Time

Today’s Words for the Week are from Ray Lammie in his Thought for Today. From birth to age 12 seemed like it took 20 years. From 12 until age 16 felt like 15 years to me. From 16 to age … Continue reading

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The Journey — Part Three

It’s hard to believe, but my latest crazy venture is winding down. Monday I wrapped up the third leg of the journey, departing Ohio. The plan was a stop at a friend’s house in neighboring Indiana for the night, but … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

I’m not a big fan of Halloween. I never was … even as a kid. I never got into it as my five children looked forward to trick or treating. I still keep my porch light off on Halloween night, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Active

Five Minute Friday. The rules remain the same. Ponder the weekly prompt {disclosed at a Twitter Party on Thursday night}. Then write. Nothing too pithy, just honest as the words flow from the brain through the fingers. Keep it limited … Continue reading

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The Journey — Part One

It’s hard to believe but the first leg of my late year journey is almost over. To recap, I’m spending about two and a half weeks with each of my kids/grandkids/great-grandkids. This was the Massachusetts chapter. And it has been … Continue reading

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Video Gaming

My six year old grandson is typically very mellow. I often have to ask him to repeat what he says because of his Massachusetts drawl and the softness of his voice. The other day I saw a different side of … Continue reading

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Hi Guys …

I went to a meeting the other day. As I entered the doorway, I blurted out, “Good morning guys.” One of my early thirties female colleagues shot back, “Do we look like guys?” as she waved her hand highlighting the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me

Yes, today is my birthday. Normally I approach the day with a ho hum attitude. It’s no big deal. It’s just another day. And it is. I’m not sharing the “news” for affirmation, but because I have been in a … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Fireworks

Happy Birthday America! I was thinking about how I celebrated Independence Day through the decades. I remember the celebration being the kickoff to summer vacations — sneaking an extra day. Parades were always part of the day. Barbecues immediately come … Continue reading

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