Tag Archives: Memories

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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Way back when when I started in this crazy business, reporters would pound the keyboards of our trusty manual typewriters on recycled newsprint. We would pull out our masterpiece and send it to the editor. There, red from the editor’s … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Worth

Happy Five Minute Friday time! I know it’s Saturday, but I was on the road all day yesterday. I could have carved out a few minutes earlier {hanging my head in shame} in the day but rather took the time … Continue reading

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I Did It!

Some people will read this and shrug, “So.” Other will read this, purse their face into a perplexed look, perhaps scratch their head and comment, “Why?” But those who know me will smile and simply say, “Joe has his wanderlust … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Visit

Sometimes I feel like the Little Engine That Could … I think I can … I think I can … I think I can … Only in my case it’s  more like Good intentions …Good intentions … Good intentions. Just … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Mom

I must be back in New York. I backslid into sloughing off on my Five Minute Friday assignment until Saturday — late Saturday afternoon at that. Oh well. It’s the thought that counts and the effort to post something sometime. … Continue reading

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Love Songs

Not everyone is going to understand this post … but those of us who have gone through the loss of a long-term partner, it is all too real. You never know when the ache returns. Sometimes it is shortly after … Continue reading

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