Tag Archives: joy

Retirement … Sweet Retirement

It’s been approximately 16 months since I stopped punching the time clock {actually, I haven’t punched a time clock since the early summer jobs of my youth, but I digress} and stepped into “retirement.” It has been quite an experience … Continue reading

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New Book … New Look

Just like that. One keystroke. “Publish”. A new book is born. Wisdom From a Father — the book — is officially a reality. With a gulp and a prayer — actually a lot of prayer — I moved forward minutes … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Praise

Saturday confession time. I’m a Five Minute Friday backslider, often falling out of my Friday writing routine and into a Saturday session. But, through the grace of God and the indulgence of my fellow Five Minute Friday contributors, I know … Continue reading

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Anniversary Dreams

Almost to the moment, 50 years ago I gazed down the cavernous St. John the Baptist Cathedral aisle in Paterson, NJ, and watched a vision glide toward me. Forty years and 27 days later, I gazed down at a battered … Continue reading

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Congratulations

My granddaughter, Taylor, will be graduating from South Seneca High School Saturday. Kids I watched grow up as editor and publisher of the Reveille/Between the Lakes at Waterloo,  Mynderse Academy (Seneca Falls), Romulus and South Seneca (Ovid) will also be turning … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Provide

Happy Fri… I mean, Saturday. It may be a day late, but it’s time for my weekly Five Minute Friday contribution. It’s somewhat appropriate. The prompt this week is PROVIDE. While I recognize all the Lord has provided, one thing … Continue reading

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Celebration of Life

I attended a Celebration of Life for Arlene Richardson this morning. I didn’t know Mrs. Richardson; I attended in deference to a close church friend. Mrs. Richardson was her mother. It was my first in Maine, but certainly not the … Continue reading

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