Tag Archives: holidays

Five Minute Friday — Table

Five Minute Friday is designed for Friday writing, specifically five minutes of uninterrupted patter of the fingers representing the thoughts of the heart, soul and mind. Our fearless moderator Kate Motaung  — with help from her Twitter friends — supplies … Continue reading

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Hearts and Flowers

I consider myself a romantic. But there is one holiday I absolutely detest {I would say hate, but that’s a realllly strong word}. You got it. Valentine’s Day. Since I was a wee lad, I endured the trials and tribulations … Continue reading

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The Journey — Part Five

One of  the great things about my journey over the past three months is my plans have not been constrained. I challenged myself to visit with the kids/grandkids/great-grandkids and meet and greet with other family and friends — new and … Continue reading

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A Christmas Prayer — 2019

As a Christmas gift, I would like to share a Christmas message. As I’ve doing for the past few years, I “borrowed” some words my wife wrote, which became a staple for Christmas in the Reveille/Between the Lakes. I thought … Continue reading

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Unemployed

I read the headline and realized it was not quite accurate. While true, I am unemployed, the reality is I paid my dues and am now happily retired. What prompted the headline, however, is an application I recently sent in … Continue reading

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Midweek Mirth

One of the misconceptions about being a Christian is non-Christians think we don’t know how to have fun or have a sense of humor. Trust me, if the Big Guy can have a sense of humor when it comes to … Continue reading

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The Journey — Part Four

Four down … one to go. I actually have another day here in Kentucky, my fourth leg of the journey. Eldest son Joe and  I have plans for dinner with some of his friends. Some of you who follow my … Continue reading

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Did I Miss Christmas?

A month ago, it seemed {at least to me} all things Christmas, 24/7. Ads. Radio Stations. Television programming. Twinkling lights.Even town and village Christmas decorations. Then came Thanksgiving. And something changed. Maybe it’s been the geography. After all, Kentucky is … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks in 2019

When you look around, you might sense there is less to be thankful about than usual as we approach the close of 2019. 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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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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