Tag Archives: Memories

Bologna … Or Is It Baloney

My second favorite passion in life is food. Traveling — often with a fine restaurant meal penciled in — is No. 1. Notice I didn’t say cooking or  preparing food. I lean more toward eating food. It’s not that I … Continue reading

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On Broken Wings

We’re sharing Joan Clayton’s experience as Words for the Week. I wanted to share an experience I had concerning broken wings. This experience came when I needed it the most. In June 2003 my husband was in a terrible car … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Respect

Is everybody ready for Five Minute Friday? It’s where our group of writers gather  to write unscripted for five minutes on a specific word prompt. Our prompt is diligently supplied by Kate Motaung. After we post, we link up on … Continue reading

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A (Virtual) Evening with Author Joe Siccardi

Do you remember your first date? How about your last date? I don’t think it matters whether you are the dater or the datee. I’m pretty sure the emotions are similar. There is anxiety, anticipation, maybe a little bit of … Continue reading

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In the Nest

Our reflection this week is from Rev. Martha Spong from Daily Devotions, a publication of the United Church of Christ. Jesus put before them another parable: The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Young

Is everybody ready for Five Minute Friday? It’s where our group of writers [okay most of them, often we have Saturday and Sunday stragglers, myself included] gather  to write unscripted for five minutes on a specific word prompt. Our prompt … 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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Maine Checkup

I just got back from a regularly rescheduled, rescheduled follow-up doctor’s appointment. All is well for this septuagenarian. Lost 10 pounds. Blood pressure was “best” since they’ve been seeing me. A1C jumped a tad to 6.7, still below the threshold. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — People

I have always had the desire to put words on paper (okay, the screen). Blame it on busyness, schedules or — okay — procrastination, sometimes the assignment shifts off schedule. Today’s post is a few hours later than usual because … Continue reading

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A (Virtual) Evening with the Author

One of the fun things about being an author — at least for me — is spending time with small groups to talk about the writing/publishing process. Sure, I usually sprinkle in something about myself and certainly share the journey … Continue reading

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