Tag Archives: winter

Ready for Spring

First, a statement. I AM a winter person. I love the white. I love the cold. It doesn’t bother me when the first flakes fall in October and stick around beginning in November. I love the landscape of snow mountains. … Continue reading

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Longer Days …

Okay. It was minus 11 this morning when the sun started peeking over the horizon and woke up Angelina somewhere around 5:30. I convinced her to go back to sleep — for about an hour — before the thump-thump-thump of … Continue reading

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It Never Ceases To Amaze Me

I’ve been wandering around Maine for better than eight years and part time living here for a year and a half. Yet I’m still amazed at the incredible people in the state. As the welcoming sign says, “Maine: The way … Continue reading

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O Canada

I really faced a dilemma Sunday. I was pulpit supply so I couldn’t leave early and I needed to get back for a Monday doctor’s appointment. In between there was this massive coastal storm that promised havoc through most of … Continue reading

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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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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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Five Minute Friday — Bare

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. I’m joining with hundreds of other writers writing for five minutes on a specific prompt word provided by Lisa-Jo Baker (http://lisajobaker.com/2013/02/five-minute-friday-bare/). Her exercise calls for writing for just five minutes {okay we … Continue reading

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First Night … and Beyond

From this guy’s standpoint, First Night Ocean County was a huge success. But, then again, any time spent at the Jersey shore is a success. First Night Ocean County, in case you missed it, is a family-friendly event held New … 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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Jimmy

There’s a new vehicle in the driveway … and my little red truck’s grille is a little out of joint. First, a little background. I love tooling hither and yon in my little red truck … but it is a … Continue reading

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