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Five Minute Friday — Comfort

Time for my Five Minute Friday contribution. Check out the amazing five minutes takes at Kate’s place on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com by our special community of writers. I’ve been sharing snippets taken from Five Minute Friday: A Collection of Stories Written … Continue reading

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April’s calf

I cannot explain it, but for a couple of hours this morning I was mesmerized by April the giraffe who finally gave birth to her calf. Apparently, I wasn’t alone. An estimated 1.2 million folks were tuned in to see … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Hidden

Is everybody ready for Five Minute Saturday? It’s where most writers gather on Friday — myself and few of my other writing friends excepted — to write unscripted for five minutes on a specific word prompt. Then we gather at … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Haven

It’s Saturday. Time for Five Minute Friday. Under Kate Motaung’s direction (http://katemotaung.com/2016/06/02/five-minute-friday-haven/), a hundred or so bloggers rally around a themed word and, well, write for five minutes. No rules. No backtracks. Nothing profound. Not perfect. Just five minutes of … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — New

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word. The initiative was started by Lisa-Jo Baker who thought why not take five minutes and see … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Bloom

It’s Friday and time for our weekly exercise — Five Minute Friday. It is here where we would be writers throw caution to the wind and let the words flow from mind to fingers for just five minutes {more or … Continue reading

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Nature’s Melody

I was out in the gazebo the other morning when my youngest live-in granddaughter joined me. Here’s a synopsis of the conversation … but first, you need to know a little background and my daily routine. First, whenever I’m checking … Continue reading

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