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Still Here

Still Here

The last time I dropped into this space was July 19. You would think for a writer this would be a problem. It is. All good writers will tell you writers write. Keep your bum in the seat and write Write everyday These are great things to do and good mantras to follow. Sometimes in … Continue reading

Listening to Stories of Life

Happy Friday friends. We are linking up over at Five Minute Friday where we write for 5 minutes on the same word prompt.  If you’d like to join us, click here.  Today’s word prompt: STORY GO Last weekend I attended a conference with a good friend. While she was busy working her table and responsibilities, … Continue reading

When your day doesn’t go your way

It’s Friday! And we are joining up with Kate for Five Minute Friday.  She gives the word prompt and we all write, link-up here and share our words together.  We would love to have you join us over here!  Our word prompt today is:  JOY It was a typical Sunday morning.   Nothing different from any other. … Continue reading

Laughter’s Not Lost – Five Minute Friday

Some days laughter just feels lost. Lost in the loading and unloading of laundry. Lost in the sweeping up of endless dog hair, random toys and stray socks. It was looking like one of those weeks when the mundane and monotonous would rule. And then Matt, our 5-year-old, had the brilliant idea of inviting friends over for a playdate. … Continue reading

Courage, Loss and Grief ~ Walking the Path Ahead

My mother died today.  Not in the last 24 hour period, but she died today.  It’s been 11 years and I still remember.  Everyone remembers that day of loss, because it’s not just the day our someone died, it’s the day a part of us died.  She died, and with her, a part of me died. Yesterday, my agenda held a … Continue reading

Five Minute Friday ~ Last

Lately, we’ve been joining Lisa-Jo over at Five-Minute Friday.  If you’re a fellow blogger, come join up with us.  It’s a fun exercise!  We are given a prompt word for the day and we all write for 5 minutes on that word.  No over thinking, no major editing, just starting the clock…writing…then stopping.  We link back … Continue reading