Tag Archives: Jersey Shore

Five Minute Friday — Quiet

It’s Saturday so it must be time for Five Minute Friday. That’s where over 100 of us sit down for five minutes and transform a prompt word from the recesses of our mind into {hopefully} discernable thoughts. We write for … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye … In the Beginning 1

Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Meet … Greet, Thanks and Praise

I’m going to deviate a little from this week’s Five Minute Friday (a day late) to expand the prompt from MEET to MEET, GREET, THANKS and PRAISE. Accordingly, it will be more than five minutes (but, hopefully, not  much more). … Continue reading

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Live

I don’t usually make resolutions for the new year, but this year, my mantra is going to very simply … live. Don’t get me wrong. I’ve always believed in living life to the fullest, sometimes in unpredictable ways. In fact, … Continue reading

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Post Vacation Funk

I have to admit, in the week since I’ve been back from my mini-vacation with my grandkids I have been in kind of a funk. Actually, if I’m being totally honest, I was in the same funk before the mini-vacation. … Continue reading

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I Survived

I  think the grandkids should get together and buy me a t-shirt … “I Survived a Weekend at the Jersey Shore and New York City with My Grandkids.” As I mentioned previously, last weekend I took 10 of the grandchildren … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Belong

It’s Friday. And even though I’m on a family vacation with the grandkids, today’s prompt was so appropriate I felt compelled to jot down five minutes worth of words. The Friday task is to write for just five minutes on … Continue reading

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