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Come Quickly

Absence gives a gift.  Unexpectedly.  I see his clothes hanging in the closet, unworn and unmoved.  I go about the tasks that are normally his–waking early in the morning to shovel the driveway, taking the trash to the curb.  All … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — {Tired}

It’s been a while since I’ve typed in this space–it’s been a season full of family and friends and last minute school projects and, and, and.  An apple cider spill on my laptop keyboard put me out of commission for … Continue reading

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Catch . . . Five Minute Friday

I am linking up the “Gypsy Mama” today who holds a Friday writing fest.  Here is her take: “On Fridays around these parts we stop, drop, and write. We write bold and beautiful and free. Unscripted and unedited. We just … Continue reading

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A Pearl

The littlest one–the one I want to freeze in time–she is the one who can’t wait to grow up.  Every significant event pushes her one moment closer to her next birthday.  Trust me, she counts the days. So today marked … Continue reading

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Come Away

We are deep in the school routine, but still trying to find our “stride.”  Interruptions are hard, but then I think of the long winter ahead.  We’ll have time to hunker down when the snow flies.  And now the lake … Continue reading

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He Loves Me!

The daisies are scattered in the fields, their yellow faces laughing with the end of summer.  They dance in the breeze.  They shine in the sun.  They dare me to play that old, familiar game–“He loves me, He loves me … Continue reading

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For my Brother

There is a long path of earth that separates us–me on the east coast, you on the west.  In our former life, the distance was marked by just a few steps of hallway. This is the good hard of growing … Continue reading

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Something New

In my last post, I was writing for “just five minutes” about something new.  Then as I was walking around my yard, I found another idea for the topic.  Here it is: Yes, another lilac bloom.  But this one is … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday

I am always looking for fun ways to develop as a writer.  One day in blogdom, I discovered a gal who challenges her audience with a weekly writing prompt.  I was intrigued by the “gypsy mama’s” encouragement to write for … Continue reading

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Weekend Wonder — {The Bonfire}

We climbed the rocky steep under a black velvet sky.  A pearl of moon shimmered high above us, traveling in ellipse a quarter million miles away.  So much of the universe, it seems, orbits around a centered subject.  Surely a … Continue reading

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