Tag Archives: Karen

Another Birthday

I know there is no time in eternity, but I  have to say, you haven’t aged a day, Sweetheart. You’re even more beautiful today than ever. Tomorrow is actually you’re birthday, but I couldn’t resist making my usual remark — … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Disappoint

Happy Five Minute Friday! The rules remain the same. Ponder the weekly prompt. Nothing too pithy, just honest as the words flow from the brain through the fingers. Keep it limited to five minutes {or so} with limited editing. Link … Continue reading

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Hugs from an Angel

They say angels are all around us. Most of the time they don’t show themselves. But sometimes they take a human form, usually without the wings. There is no doubt in my mind I had a very special angel make … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Breathe

It’s time for Five Minute Friday, the weekly timed keyword-themed writing challenge facilitated by Kate Motaung. Her words — and those of the others who congregate around the virtual table to share — are at  fiveminutefriday.com. Start at the community … Continue reading

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Continued Grace

Normally, Sunday means a devotional, sermon or sermonette. But this Sunday — today — marks the 12th anniversary of my wife Karen’s death, a day that impacted myself, my family, and everyone who knew her well beyond her years. She … Continue reading

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From the Kitchen … With Love

I like food. I prefer someone else plating it up for me, but I generally know my way around a kitchen. I will be the first to admit, most of my culinary creations tend to be on the simple side, … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye

Happy Anniversary Sweetheart! Another year in the books. I remember that hot, humid Saturday like it was yesterday — Aug. 31, 1968. It was the day we got married, the day we promised before God, our families, and our friends … Continue reading

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Another Trip Around the Sun

I was a little young to remember, but I have been told at 5:19 a.m. on a sultry August morning 73 years ago in Paterson, NJ, I entered the world. The family always said after receiving a few swats on … Continue reading

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Hallmark Moments

I’ll be the first to admit it. I am a hopeless romantic and I enjoy settling in with a good Hallmark movie. Of course, lately, I enjoy the fact I can “rest my eyes” for a minute or two and … Continue reading

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Coffee Time

During my travels, the grands in Massachusetts were totally infatuated with my percolating coffee making process. The oldest wondered how the water burped up the stem. The middle wanted to know why there was a glass bowl on the lid. … Continue reading

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