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Chugga, Chugga Choo Choo

Yeah, that’s a strange title. But I spent 15 hours that morphed into 16 hours {and 25 if you count transit time and wait time} yesterday-today (Wednesday-Thursday, May 8-9) on a train chugging from Worcester, MA, to Toledo, OH. It’s … Continue reading

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Retirement … Sweet Retirement

It’s been approximately 16 months since I stopped punching the time clock {actually, I haven’t punched a time clock since the early summer jobs of my youth, but I digress} and stepped into “retirement.” It has been quite an experience … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet

I have a doctor’s appointment next Wednesday in New York. It’s no big deal … just a routine visit with my primary care physician. However, since it is a 588 mile one-way trip, I really didn’t want it to be … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Vacation

Time for Five Minute Friday thoughts. I can’t wait to join my fellow writers at Kate’s place on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com to share our pearls of wisdom or our pig’s ears and mix and mingle. Okay, I guess I can … Continue reading

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December to Remember

I may have mentioned I was taking a December road trip. While I had a couple of stops on my original itinerary, centered on a Packers-Browns game in Cleveland, it quickly escalated and when Thanksgiving with the family fell through, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Different

Mea culpa. I’ve been on the road for a week and haven’t really found the time to carve out five minutes for my weekly writing exercise. It’s not an excuse … just stating a fact. Actually, I’ve thought long and … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Near

Time for this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. It certainly creeps up on you … especially when you post last week’s late. Five Minute Friday, of course, is a discipline where independent writers join together to transform thoughts on … Continue reading

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