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Five Minute Friday — Season

Another Saturday … another Five Minute Friday contribution. I’m linking up with Kate Motaung at (http://katemotaung.com/2015/12/03/five-minute-friday-season/) where we write for five minutes and publish!  Check out other great stories all on this week’s prompt —  SEASON. The timer is set, … Continue reading

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Sittin’ in the Gazebo

I was sitting in the gazebo this morning nursing my coffee and listening to the birds chirping, squirrels racing around (doing whatever squirrels do) and the occasional buzz of a bee. I surveyed the terrain. Thanks to a lot 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 — Mighty

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 (http://lisajobaker.com/) who thought about writing and how often our … Continue reading

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Welcome Mr. and Mrs. Robin

I saw my first robin of spring yesterday. Of course I was 80 miles south in Towanda, PA, at the time, but, hey, it was my first robin. Since friends a little closer to home have claimed to have seen … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Small

It’s Friday and time for this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. I was going to go in a different direction, but something happened to change my mind. So, without further ado, here’s five minutes on this week’s prompt …  … Continue reading

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First Night

If all goes as planned, I will be heading to the Jersey shore in the morning. Yeah. I know. It’s the end of December and the thermometer will barely be above the freezing mark. But there is a reason. You … Continue reading

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What? No Five Minute Friday?

What? No Five Minute Friday? Lisa Jo Baker — our Five Minute Friday leader and muse — didn’t post a prompt this week. Horrors! And she didn’t warn us! Or at least I didn’t get the memo. I guess she … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Tree

We call it Five Minute Friday. It’s where everyone writes for five, unedited minutes all on the same prompt. This week, that prompt is TREE. The initiative was started by Lisa-Jo Baker (http://lisajobaker.com/2013/11/five-minute-friday-tree/). Her rules: no extreme editing; no worrying … Continue reading

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Lonely Cornstalk

We’ve all seen them. You know, the lone cornstalk growing in the middle of a soybean field … the tree stretching out from a wall of rock … the weed that miraculously appears in the only crack in the asphalt. … Continue reading

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