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Words for the Week

If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful. –- Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon As many of you know, I send out a weekly Words for the Week to family … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Try

Happy Five Minute Friday time. The assignment this week was, quite frankly, challenging. The FMF prompt was TRY, which should be easy peasy. But my mind kept wandering off in different directions {that’s why I call them free range thoughts} … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Can’t Win … Or Can You?

Thought I would share my thoughts from the back side of the pulpit this morning at West Fayette Presbyterian Church.   May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Safe

I feel like I’m on a roll. It’s Friday and I’m working on my Five Minute Friday contribution. Okay, it’s late Friday … but it’s still Friday! The exercise involves spending five minutes writing on a specific prompt word and … Continue reading

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Top Posts of 2016

After reading some of my Five Minute Friday friends’ posts this week, I realized I must have missed something in Kate Motaung’s memo. I reread the invitation. Sure enough, Kate didn’t ask for the top Five Minute Friday post of … Continue reading

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Treasures on the Road

Those who follow my blog know I love driving. It doesn’t matter whether it’s the Interstate or back roads … city or country … with a destination in mind or going on a serendipitous journey. Over the years, I’ve had … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Eat

Ready for this week’s Five Minute Friday on Saturday installment? I am! Actually, I’m going to defer to my late wife. After all, being the great innovative cook she was, I was more the recipient of this week’s prompt — … Continue reading

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