Tag Archives: Memories

Midweek Mirth … For Sonni

I’ve been known to share a joke or two around the house. Okay, many {most} of them are dad jokes, but they did {hopefully} curl the lips into a smile. I always included a joke for my wife sometime during … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Success

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

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TTFN

As I contemplated this post, I channeled the words of the famous T-I-double-Guh-Er who oft departed with the words of wisdom — TTFN, “Ta Ta for Now”. It pretty much sums up my too short yet fruitful stay in Maine. … Continue reading

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In Retrospect

On Jan. 15, 2009, Gerry McNamara was on US Airways Flight 1549 that ditched in the Hudson River. Here is his account of the event … and our Words for the Week. Among other things, he said, “There is a … Continue reading

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Memories

It’s always tough emotionally packing up and moving. What follows? What stays? What gets donated? What gets trashed? What goes who? I’ve been going through that process over the past couple of weeks and I was reminded, not once, but … Continue reading

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Blinded by the Fog

Words for the Week … It was a fog-shrouded morning, July 4, 1952, when a young woman named Florence Chadwick waded into the water off Catalina Island. She intended to swim the channel from the island to the California coast. … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Sharing my reflections this morning at Howland (ME) United Methodist Church. Take a moment to listen to the still small voice of God within the bustle of the day which has begun. In this quiet place as we gather in … Continue reading

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