Tag Archives: joy

Happy, Happy Birthday!

Well, Sweetheart, you caught up to me again! Happy, Happy Birthday! I was having a hard time figuring out how I would recognize this milestone date. Over the past years, I’ve included some flowery verses, some whimsical sayings and simple … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Hug

I was going through some files the other day and came across the eulogy I delivered for my very good friend, confidant and counselor, Sonni. It struck me. She died two years ago today and, just like my wife, there … Continue reading

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Indiana Fun

Lots of Laughter. Check. Lots of wet bathing suits. Check. Rekindling relationships among cousins. Check. Teamwork. Check. Fun. Check. Smiles. Smiles. Smiles. Check. Check. Check. From the check marks, I would say Grandpa’s yearly great adventure with the grandkids was … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Collect

Happy Sunday! Time for this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. Even though I’m typically a day late, I cherish this exercise. And I do have a good excuse … even better than the dog ate my homework! I was … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Can’t Win … Or Can You?

Thought I would share my thoughts from the back side of the pulpit this morning at West Fayette Presbyterian Church.   May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Play

Time for Five Minute Friday thoughts. I can’t wait to join my fellow writers at Kate’s place on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com to share our pearls of wisdom or our pig’s ears and mix and mingle. I’ve been sharing snippets taken … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Sing

On a drab, dismal Friday, it was refreshing to plug into Kate’s Heading Home page and discovered the word for the week was SING! Just thinking about it brought sunshine to the day. You know the drill. It’s Friday, we … Continue reading

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